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Valentines Day Beets

Putting a touch of romance into vegetables is no bad thing. This is a sweet little dish that is healthy and easy to make. Enjoy!
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 25 mins
Servings 2


  • 3 Large Beets
  • 1 Tbs Olive oil
  • 10 Ounces Goat cheese
  • 2 Tbs Milk
  • To taste Salt & pepper
  • Fresh basil for garnish


  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Rinse the beets and trim off any leafy tops.
  • Cover with olive oil, wrap completely in aluminum foil and place in the oven.
  • Roast until tender and easily pierced with a knife, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on size. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • In the widest area of the beet, cut into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Using a sharp knife or cookie cutter cut out heart shapes.
  • Mix the goat cheese, salt, pepper and milk.
  • Place the goat cheese on top of a beet slice and top with another beet slice.
  • You can serve alone or with salad greens. Enjoy!