Here is a collection of easy delicious Beet Recipes. Full of gorgeous color, earthy flavor and abundant versatility, beets are a nutrient powerhouse! Whether you are looking for beet salad recipes, appetizer recipes, beet side dishes, beet soup recipes, or warm and cozy beet dinner recipes- we have you covered, all in one place!

Fresh & Healthy Beet Salad Recipes

One of our favorite ways to serve up healthy beets is to make a batch ahead- either roast, steam or cook them in an instant pot, then add them to salads during the week.

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Delicious Beet Salad Recipe with Feta & Pistachios

Truly one of the most delicious salads- Beet Salad with Feta and Pistachios! Red and golden beets are tossed with pistachios, cubes of feta, cilantro and orange zest in a simple citrus vinaigrette.

20 Best Beet Recipes: little gem salad with beets

Little Gem Wedge Salad with Beets

Cool and crisp Little Gem Wedge Salad with beets, tomatoes, radishes, herbs and coconut bacon, topped with Creamy Gorgonzola dressing.    

20 Best Beet Recipes: beet orange and fennel salad

Beet Orange and Fennel Salad

Beet Orange and Fennel Salad – an energizing make-ahead salad that can be repurposed into grain bowls for mid-week lunches. Vegan and Gluten free!

20 Best Beet Recipes: farro salad with beets and their tops

Farro Salad with Beets and their Tops

A simple fall-inspired recipe for Farro Salad with Beets and their tops!  This healthy, vegan adaptable salad can be made ahead for midweek meals and can be served warm or chilled. 

20 Best Beet Recipes: raw beet salad

Raw Beet Salad with Basil Cashew Dressing

A delicious vegan Raw Beet Salad with Avocado, tender greens, sprouts, toasted pumpkin seeds, and pickled shallots, tossed in a flavorful, creamy, vegan Cashew Basil Dressing. Vegan!  

20 Best Beet Recipes: Beet and lentil salad

Beet, Lentil and Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Here’s a delicious festive salad, perfect for the holiday table- Beet, Lentil and Spinach Salad with Basil & and a bright and tangy Pomegranate Vinaigrette, topped with maple walnuts and crumbled goat cheese. 

Beet Soup Recipes

These tasty beet soup recipes are hearty, nourishing and totally soul-warming!

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Simple Borscht Recipe (Instant Pot or Stove Top!)

A simple delicious Borscht Recipe -a healthy, vegetarian beet and cabbage soup that can be made in an Instant Pot or on the stovetop. Warming and nourishing, Borscht is full of flavor and nutrients! Vegan-adaptable and gluten-free.  Video

harvest vegetable soup

Harvest Vegetable Soup

Harvest Vegetable Soup with Chickpeas, Beets and the most luscious Roasted Tomato Base is brimming with color and nutrients. Adaptable, Vegan and Gluten-Free! Adaptable, Vegan and Gluten-Free!

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Healing Lentil Beet Soup

This healing Lentil Beet Soup is vegan, low-calorie,  and packed full of powerful antioxidants that gently aid the liver in healing the body. Also…Lentils + Beets = LOVE! A delicious marriage!

20 Best Beet Recipes: beet gazpacho

Simple Delicious Beet Gazpacho

Beet Gazpacho– a simple, delicious chilled beet soup with cucumber, avocado, and fresh dill – healthy and low-calorie! Vegan and Gluten-free!  This luscious Beet Gazpacho is simple and easy to make and full of healthy fresh summer ingredients.

Beet Dinner Recipes

Beets can be so cozy in the cooler months- enjoy them paired with lentils in a hearty stew, or turn them into “meatballs” for a hearty plant-based meal.

20 Best Beet Recipes: Beet Braised lentils

Beet Braised Lentils

Simple delicious, Braised Lentils with Beets – a healthy vegan stew or soup, that can be served on its own or as a side dish to fish, chicken or meat. Vegan adaptable and Gluten-free!

20 Best Beet Recipes: Spaghetti and beet Balls

Spaghetti and Beetballs! (Vegan Meatballs)

Vegan Spaghetti and Beetballs!  A beautiful twist on the comforting, familiar classic.  Beets, black beans, walnuts, and basil make these plant-based meatballs scrumptious and so satisfying.  Top with an easy rustic tomato sauce for a meal the whole family will love! 

20 Best Beet Recipes: beet and warm lentil with goat cheese

Warm Lentils with Roasted Beets, Wilted Chard & Goat Cheese

Warm Lentils with beets, wilted chard (or beet greens), goat cheese and fresh herbs. A simple, tasty vegetarian meal using fresh farmer’s market ingredients! 

Beet Appetizer Recipes!

Beets bring a bright and festive vibrancy to appetizers perfect for special gatherings and the holiday table.

20 Best Beet Recipes: beet tzatziki

Beet Tzatziki

Brighten up your day with Beet Tzatziki! This vibrant, colorful Greek-inspired yogurt dip is full of flavor, and makes for a festive appetizer or complimentary side dish to Mediterranean-inspired meals.  

20 Best Beet Recipes: Burrata with Beets!

Burrata with Tomatoes, Beets & Basil

Here’s a delicious Burrata Recipe with beets, summer tomatoes, arugula and flavorful Basil Oil – a summery appetizer or salad, perfect for special gatherings. Elegant, healthy and oh so tasty! 

20 Best Beet Recipes: Beet bruschetta

Beet Bruschetta with Goat Cheese and Basil

Beet Bruschetta with Goat Cheese and Basil – a simple delicious appetizer that is full of amazing flavor! Simple and easy!

Beet Side Dishes!

These healthy beet side dishes pair with many things!

grilled beets with pesto sauce

Grilled Beets with Pesto

Grilled Beets are perfectly tender with a rich caramelized flavor.  Drizzle with fresh homemade pesto for over-the-top deliciousness.  Perfect as a side dish, or add to salads, toasts and bowls.

roasted beets with pomegranate

Roasted Beets with Pomegranate Seeds

Roasted Beets with Pomegranate Seeds, toasted pistachios and a balsamic glaze. A simple, healthy vegan side dish.

Healthy Beet Buddha Bowls

We love adding beets to bowls – either fresh and raw, or cooked. Either way they are delicious, beautiful and full of nutrients.

20 Best Beet Recipes: Sunshine beet bowl

Vegan Sunshine Bowl

Vegan Sunshine Bowl w/ fresh crunchy veggies- grated beets, carrots, kohlrabi, sunchokes, radish & jicama with nutty brown rice and Creamy Sunshine Sauce!  

20 best beet recipes: Poke Beets

Poke Beets!

Delicious Vegan Poke Bowls made with Beet Poke- made with steamed beets instead of fish, this marinated beet salad can be made ahead and served over rice, greens or noodles. Vegan and GF adaptable! Includes a Video. 

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Beet Bliss Bowl

Brighten up your day with this Beet Bliss Bowl! A simple vegan bowl made with ingredients you probably already have on hand- beets, quinoa and chickpeas-that can be made in under 30 minutes!

Fermented Beet Recipes

Yes, it’s true, beets can be fermented! Add grated beets to your next round of Kraut for a beautiful jewel-like version. Or make this healthy probiotic beet tonic!

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Beet and Cabbage Sauerkraut

A simple, easy, small-batch recipe for Beet and Cabbage Sauerkraut that anyone can make using a mason jar takes only 20 minutes of hands-on time. Full of good healthy bacteria that will energize the body and support the gut.  

Best beet recipes: beet kvass

How to Make Beet Kvass!

How to make Beet Kvass! An Eastern European probiotic drink made with beets, sea salt and water. Full of healthy probiotics from Lacto-fermentation, these probiotics are believed to help us stay well and may even help minimize symptoms if we do become sick.  

We hope you enjoy these Beet Recipes – let us know your favorites in the comments below.

Have a great week,


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20 Best Beet Recipes

20 Easy Delicious Beet Recipes

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  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: roasted
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


20+ Best Beet Recipes – beet salads, beet appetizers, beet soups and beet dinner recipes- all in one place!  These delicious recipes feature roasted beets, grilled beets, raw beets, steamed beets and easy roasted beets (see recipe below). 


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  • 2 pounds beets, scrubbed.
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil, or enough to coat well.
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. 375 F oven
  2. Place scrubbed, whole unpeeled beets in a dutch oven. If any are overly large, cut in half so all are roughly the same diameter. For faster cooking, feel free to halve all. 
  3. Drizzle generously with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. 
  4. Cover and roast until fork tender, 60-90 minutes, depending on size. If using small beets, check at 45 minutes. 
  5. Let cool and remove outer skins ( if you want). 
  6. Use in salads, side dishes, etc. 


Feel free to peel the skins before roasting if you prefer. 


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 85
  • Sugar: 10.2 g
  • Sodium: 214.8 mg
  • Fat: 2.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.5 g
  • Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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  1. I can’t find the beet braised lentils recipe. It just tells how to cook the beets.
    I love beets and lentils and the combo sounds great

    1. Hi Tish, just click on the first recipe on this page at the top. It’s worth seeking out- I really love it!

  2. I often pickle them, but also like to have cooked beets in the fridge for salads. However, their shelf life is quite short. They always start to mold. Any tips to extend the life??

    1. Hi Vaughn, they typically last 5 days (cooked) in the fridge for me- are you finding this is less for you? I suppose you can always freeze in smaller batches.

    1. I’m fairly lazy when it comes to peeling things, also I feel much of the nutrients are in the peel. So I normally either peel after roasting or don’t peel at all!

  3. Thanks for all the beet inspiration. My husband made the Beet Braised Lentils and added goat cheese. Wonderful!

  4. Just hauled in most of our beets from the garden and found your best beet recipes. Very excited to try them. Your Borscht and Beet and lentil stew are on the menu this week. Cheers!

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