Roasted Golden Beets and Quinoa with Kale Recipe

Fortunately, beets are one of those veggies that are super easy to grow most any time of the year.  In this post, I share my favorite roasted golden beets and quinoa with kale recipe.

What’s Up with Beets and Herbs!

After sharing my late dinner with everyone on social media I had a few requests asking for my roasted golden beet recipe. I LOVE golden beets …. they are sweet with a hint of rustic and one of my favorite things to grow in my home garden. In today’s post, I’m excited to share my easy roasted golden beet recipe along with a side of quinoa, kale and garlic mix.

Roasted Golden Beets and Quinoa with Kale Recipe

Roasted Golden Beets and Quinoa with Kale Recipe | Bren Haas

Roasted Golden Beets with Quinoa Kale and Garlic
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Roasted Golden Beets with Quinoa Kale and Garlic

Ingredients

    For Roasted Golden Beets
  • 3 large golden beets
  • splash of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of rosemary
  • dash of salt
  • For the Quinoa Mix
  • 1/3 cup of quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup of chopped kale
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoon of water (substitute with chicken broth)

Instructions

    For Roasted Golden Beets
  1. Set oven at 450*F
  2. Clean and slice thin 3 golden beets.
  3. Toss to coat beets with olive oil, thyme and salt.
  4. On a cast iron skillet lay slices of coated golden beets. Roast for 10-15 minutes
  5. For Quinoa Kale and Garlic Mix
  6. Bring 2/3 cup water (or broth) and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Heat olive oil in a seasoned skillet, saute kale and garlic in the hot oil until kale is wilted, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Stir quinoa into kale mixture, cook until flavors blend, about 5 more minutes. Add 1 tablespoon water (or chicken broth) to mixture to keep from sticking.
  9. Serve roasted beets on top.

The secret to good quinoa is to use a broth like chicken or vegetable stock for the boiling liquid. 

Let’s Connect

I’d love to hear how you prepare your beets so be sure to comment on the post below.  Need to keep it between you and me then stop by my contact page and leave a detailed message.  I can’t wait to share more about beets with you all soon.

Happy Gardening,

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