25 recipes that will make you love beets!

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Not sure how you feel about beets? Don’t give up on them yet! Not only do beets add a sweet, earthy flavor to salads, sides, and more, but they’re packed with health benefits—they’re rich in potassium, folate, antioxidants, vitamin C, and more! Plus, they instantly make any meal look stunning!

To show you just how delicious this vibrantly colored vegetable can be, we’ve collected our best beet recipes in one place! From fresh salads and simple snacks to hearty entrees and decadent desserts (yes, you read that right!), we’re sure you’ll easily find one (or more!) you’ll love.

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Platter of Roasted Beet Slices with Microgreens, Balsamic and Vegan Goat Cheese

Roasted Beet Salad with Vegan “Goat Cheese”.

A stunning roasted beet salad with sweet, tender beets, tangy vegan “goat cheese” and peppery microgreens. Only 10 ingredients needed!

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Bowl of Hearty Kale Salad with Chipotle Pecan Pesto

Hearty Kale Salad with Chipotle Pecan Pesto

An incredibly satisfying and nutritious kale salad bursting with smoky and delicious goodness. This comforting and flavorful plant-based meal requires only 10 ingredients!

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Overhead shot of a roasted beet and arugula salad with fresh cherries and candied hazelnuts

Roasted Beet and Cherry Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

A vibrant, flavorful salad with roasted beets, fresh cherries, balsamic vinaigrette and crispy roasted hazelnuts! Ready in 30 minutes.

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Fill the dish with our Healthy Loaded Kale Salad Recipe

Loaded Kale Salad

Healthy and delicious loaded kale salad with quinoa, roasted and fresh veggies, avocado and creamy tahini dressing! Only 10 ingredients are required.

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A big plate of our kale, lentil and roasted beet salad made with pecans and apples

Kale, lentil and roasted beet salad

A simple kale salad with lentils, roasted leeks and beets and toasted pecans in a tahini-lemon dressing! Seriously satisfying and so healthy.

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Large plate of vegan nicoise salad with a measuring cup of dressing on the side

Vegan Nicoise Salad (30 minutes!)

A plant-based version of the classic nicoise salad with crushed chickpeas in place of the tuna. Fresh, satisfying, and ready in 30 minutes.

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Bowl of vibrant pink roasted beet hummus surrounded by carrot and cucumber slices

Roasted Beet Hummus

Super creamy roasted beet hummus with whole roasted beets, lemon and lots of garlic flavor. Perfect on chips, pita or as a vegetable or sandwich spread.

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A stack of bowls holding batches of baked rosemary beet chips

Baked Rosemary Beet Chips

30-minute baked beet chips infused with rosemary and speckled with sea salt. Perfectly crunchy, easy to make and a healthy snack on the go.

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Quick and easy vegan crudité with macadamia nut herb cheese and goodies for dipping

5-Minute Macadamia Cheese + Vegan Raw!

Served with creamy macadamia nut cheese and hummus fries and fresh veggies! The perfect 30-minute plant-based snack or appetizer.

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More cake bites in the half-eaten cake bite container

No-Bake Red Velvet Cake Balls (V/GF)

Fudgy No-Bake Red Velvet Cake Balls with a Secret Ingredient! Only 10 minutes, 1 bowl, and 7 healthy ingredients are needed for this delightful, healthy meal!

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Starters and sides

Top the plate with a stack of beet falafel with vegan yogurt sauce and dill

Easy Bit Falafel

Beautiful bright pink beet falafel made with 8 simple, healthy ingredients including raw beets, chickpeas, parsley and tahini. A plant-based, gluten-free falafel wrap, perfect for salads, bowls and more!

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A quinoa black bean beet burger is held between two halves of a bun

Smoky Black Bean Beet Burger

Smoky black bean beet burger with 10-ingredient, walnut, quinoa and spice blend. Hearty, nutritionally dense and easy to prepare.

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Bowl of curried beet soup with tandoori chickpeas and coriander leaves

Curry Beet Soup with Tandoori Chickpeas

30-Minute Curried Beet Soup with Creamy, Coconut Milk, Curry Spices and Tandoori-Roasted Chickpeas! A hearty and healthy winter soup.

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A plate of raw romaine taco boats for a refreshing vegan dinner

Rainbow Raw-Maine Taco Boat

Rainbow “raw-main” lettuce boat, hummus, fresh vegetables, sprouts and a creamy tahini sauce. Only 15 minutes and no cooking required! Serves 2 as an entree and 4 as a side/appetizer!

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Stack of beet fritters with dill yogurt sauce

Easy Beet Fritters with Dill Yogurt Sauce

Salty-Sweet Beet Roast with Sour and Herb Yogurt Dill Sauce! A super versatile, plant-based side perfect for your next brunch, lunch or dinner! Only 7 ingredients are required.

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Bowl of Roasted Beet Relish topped with fresh cilantro

Simple Roasted Beet Relish

A flavor-packed roasted beet flavor with caramelized roasted beets, smoky cumin and lime zest and juice. The ultimate 6-ingredient plant-based topper for bowls, salads and more!

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Big bowl of roasted veggies and avocado topped with tahini dressing

Roasted Rainbow Vegetable Bowl (30 minutes!)

Healthy, easy and delicious roasted vegetable bowl with tahini dressing and flax seeds! The perfect 30-minute plant-based meal for any time of day!

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Shredded carrots, beets, radishes and sweet potatoes on a roasting tray

How to roast vegetables!

A step-by-step visual tutorial on how to roast all kinds of vegetables (with and without oil), plus 6 delicious ways to use them!

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A dish of oil-free roasted vegetables with a bowl of tahini and half a lemon

Oil-free roasted vegetables

A guide to easy, delicious, oil-free roasted vegetables with seasoning and garnish recommendations, along with starchy and non-starchy vegetable tips!

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Fudgy Vegan Double Chocolate Muffin Tray

Fudgy Vegan Double Chocolate Beet Muffins

Fuzzy, vegan double chocolate muffins with a secret healthy ingredient: pureed beets! Healthy, easy to make, and satisfies a serious chocolate craving.

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Plate 2 of Vegan Chocolate Lava Cake for a decadent dessert

Vegan Chocolate Lava Cake

Easy, one-bowl vegan chocolate lava cake with beets, cocoa powder, and coconut oil. Super food packed into one super delicious dessert for two.

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A stack of Fudgy Vegan Beet Cupcakes topped with cocoa powder

Vegan Beet Cupcakes

Fuzzy vegan cupcakes with pureed roasted beets and a dusting of cocoa powder.

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A glass of our Mango Bit Smoothie recipe with a splash of lime

Vibrant Mango Beet Smoothie (Antioxidant-Packed!)

A vibrant, refreshing smoothie with mango, raspberry and hidden veggies! The perfect antioxidant-packed snack or drink for a hot day. Only 8 ingredients, 5 minutes and 1 blender needed!

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A close up shot of our detoxifying beetroot smoothie recipe

Detoxifying Beet and Berry Smoothies

A vibrant, nutrient-packed smoothie made with detoxifying beetroot and fresh fruit. Subtly sweet, perfectly tart, and ready with just 1 blender, 3 ingredients and 5 minutes.

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Dust a glass of our Red Velvet Cake Smoothie with cocoa powder

Red Velvet Cake Smoothie

Incredibly rich, creamy smoothie infused with red velvet cake flavors. Bananas, beets and cocoa powder combine to create this secret healthy yet indulgent treat. Only 6 simple ingredients are required.

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Let us know if you try any of these beet recipes! Leave a comment, rate them, and don’t forget to tag a photo @minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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