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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Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches With Balsamic Beets

The classic, for grown-ups.

Roasted Beet Tartare

Nope, we didn’t say beef.

One-pan Steak With Beets And Crispy Kale

We’ve got your lazy weeknights covered.

Beet And Goat Cheese Tart

Proof that beets are the most versatile veggie around.

Oven-roasted Beets And Potatoes Recipe

Like two peas in a pod.

Raspberry Beet Tart With Oat Walnut Crust

Veggies? For dessert? Yes way, says Carlene Thomas.

Beet Hummus

So pretty, you won’t want to share.

Quinoa-beet Cakes

Hamburger who?

Lemon-tahini Salad With Lentils, Beets And Carrots

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

Detox Red Beet Soup With Coconut And Lime

We feel better just looking at this dish, courtesy of Phoebe Lapine.

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Rainbow Veggie Pad Thai Noodles

Use red and yellow beets for maximum color.

Blood Orange And Beet Salad Over Honeyed Yogurt

Is it breakfast, dessert or both?

Golden Beet Noodles With Goat Cheese, Pepitas And Pomegranate

Sunshine in a bowl.

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.

Chickpea Beet Ravioli With Herbed Ricotta And Fried Beet Chips

Did someone say “Sunday cooking project”?

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