Vata Pacifying & Immune Boosting Beets – Underground Ayurveda Kitchen
Baked Red Beets
1 large red beet
Fresh thyme (6 -10 individual sprigs)
Coconut or olive oil (1/8 cup max)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Place baking sheet in pan and coat with coconut or olive oil
Wash the beet
Trim away leaves and slice off top and bottom to create flat surface.
Peel the beet.
Square the beet by slicing off edges.
Begin to cut ¼” sections, and then again, eventually cubing all pieces.
Place cubes in bowl and drizzle with coconut or olive oil
Strip thyme from stem, chop coarsely, and sprinkle over the beet cubes.
Add salt and pepper to taste (not too much)
Mix all together.
Empty the beet onto the baking sheet, spreading out the cubes.
Cook for 10 – 12 minutes
Remove from oven and serve with basmati rice.