Beets Are in Season, and Here’s What to Cook with Them

The bright and earthy beet is cold weather’s sweetest treat. And it’s not just for roasting: The sweet, earthy and oh-so-versatile root vegetable also shines in salads, pasta and even dessert. Don’t believe us? Take one of these 19 recipes for a spin.

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Beet And Goat Cheese Tart

Proof that beets are the most versatile veggie around.

Lemon-tahini Salad With Lentils, Beets And Carrots

Crunchy, sweet raw beets practically beg for a creamy dressing.

Rainbow Veggie Pad Thai Noodles

Use red and yellow beets for maximum color.

Golden Beet Chips With Spicy Goat Cheese Dip

We’re taking a break from sour cream and onion.

Winter Deconstructed Borscht Salad

Paper-thin slivers of beet, onion and carrot, all topped with cheese? Yes, please.

Roasted Beets With Pistachios And Thyme

You can thank Aida Mollenkamp for this simple side dish that tastes even better the next day.

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Pepperoni-spiced Beet And Spinach Hot Pockets

All we can say is yes. (Thanks, Jerrelle Guy.)

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Cleansing Beet Slaw With Rosemary Dressing

Beets, apples and tahini? We like the sound of that.