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Golden Roasted Beets

Golden Roasted Beets

Sweet golden beets roasted with honey and lemon and topped with cherries, walnuts, goat cheese, and brown butter. Absolutely scrumptious.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 4-5 medium sized golden beets
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp honey divided
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1/2 cup walnuts toasted and chopped
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese


  • Chop the beets, toss them with the olive oil, honey, lemon juice and kosher salt. Cover and roast them at 375 for about an hour.
  • Place the dried cherries in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let sit for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Brown the butter. Pour into a bowl and whisk in the garlic clove, the white balsamic, the honey and the dried tarragon.
  • Remove the beets from the oven and pour over the dressing. Then add in the dried cherries along with the walnuts, crumbled goat cheese and a big pinch each S&P. Toss and serve.
Keyword Golden Roasted Beets