Beets! We can't get enough of them. Bursting in bright colors and flavor, beets are not only good, but they're good for you. They are packed with nutrients that have incredible detoxing properties. Belonging to the same family as spinach and chard, you can not only eat the root, but you can eat the greens, as well. If you've ever eyed the curious vegetable at the local farmers market, let this be the reason you buy a bunch next time.
For all those beet skeptics out there, I defy you to not want seconds after trying a gooey chocolatey beet brownie, or a sweet roasted beet paired with creamy goat cheese. There's just something about beets that's incredibly addicting. Once you get a taste of these 15 outstanding beet recipes, you're going to jump on board the beet bandwagon.
1. The Ultimate Veggie Burger
Not all veggie burgers are made equal. Some can be dry and lack flavor. The Ultimate Veggie Burger on the other hand reigns supreme king in the burger world.
The secret? It all has to do with the beets. When it comes to vegetarian recipes in general, the beet burger is the hero of the group, that's for sure.
2. Pickled Beet and Basil Grilled Cheese
If the combination of bread and cheese wasn't already spectacular enough, just wait until you add in pickled beets. This is one recipe that will always be pulled from your recipe box when you're craving comfort with a healthy twist.
Sweet, yet tangy, pickled beets in a grilled cheese are a game changer. Get the recipe here.
3. Beet Hummus
Need a new recipe to upgrade your hummus? Add some beets. Homemade Roasted Beet Hummus is not only bursting with color, it's bursting with flavor.
Just remember that because hummus in general has so few ingredients, the ones you use should be of higher quality. Olive oil is a perfect example and many home cooks save drizzles of their best olive oil for finishing touches.
Pro Tip: Roasted Brussels sprouts are an excellent beet hummus dipper.
4. Sweets and Beets with Thyme-Scented Pink Sea Salt
Need something to go with your beet hummus? Try these vegan sweet potato and beet chips seasoned to perfection with thyme sea salt.
Being gluten-free has never been so delicious. Get the recipe here.
5. Raw Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa, and Spinach
You could call this a detoxing salad, but one bite and you'll be calling it lunch as a main dish. When it comes to the best beet recipes, a salad is an easy choice.
Packed with an array of superfoods, this Raw Beet Salad is the powerhouse salad you've been waiting for.
6. Heirloom Tomato and Beet Salad
Juicy ripe heirloom tomatoes, sweet roasted beets, a handful of fresh herbs, and a twist of lemon is the afternoon pick me up you're looking for.
Get the recipe here.
7. Beet Pesto Pizza with Kale and Goat Cheese
Ditch the traditional tomato sauce, because beet pesto pizza is the new thing.
A smidge of dill on top pairs deliciously with the goat cheese. Get the recipe here.
8. Beet Crust Pizza
Topped with farmer's market fresh produce, you get a double whammy of beets with this Beet Crust Pizza.
9. Roasted Beet Ravioli and Goats Cheese
Beets plus goat cheese equal heavenly bliss.
Get the recipe here.
10. Beet and Carrot Bake
Need something filling? Try this Beet and Carrot Bake.
This casserole bake made of beets, carrots, and leeks topped with cheese is easy to make, and leaves you satisfied.
11. Beet Soup with Tahini and Pine Nut Za'atar
This creamy, nutty Beet Soup with Tahini and Pine Nut Za'atar is so exceptional that you would never guess it's vegan.
12. Beetroot Salsa Filled Avocado
Beet salsa stuffed inside a creamy avocado?! Now that's what I'm talking about!
Get the recipe here.
13. Roasted Beets and Beet Greens with Goat Cheese Crostini
Don't let the beet greens go to waste! This recipe is precisely what you need to utilize all of your beet goodness, and the best part is it comes with goat cheese.
14. Blender Beet Juice
Nothing gives you an immunity boost like beet juice. If you're looking for a tasty, yet healthy recipe, then try this Blender Beet Juice recipe.
15. Chocolate Beet Brownies
One bite of these gooey Chocolate Beet Brownies, and you'll never eat a regular brownie again.