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Roasted beets & red onions with pomegranate
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5 from 8 votes

Easy roasted beets salad with roasted onions

An easy roasted beets recipe that you can have it hot or as a cold salad
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, anti-inflammatory, clean eating, French, plant-based, Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Vegan
Keyword: beets recipes, beets salad, beets salad recipe, roasted beets, roasted onions
Servings: 2 people
Author: Githu
Cost: 5€


  • 4 medium red onions
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 6 small beets
  • 1 tablespoon cold-pressed olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sumac spice
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ pomegranate
  • fresh herbs of your choice

Balsamic vinegrette

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • a piece of ginger (grated)
  • ½ teaspoon sumac spice


  • Heat the oven at 200°
  • Clean the beets and onions.
  • Peel the outer part of the onions
  • Cut beets into halves
  • Spread some oil in a baking tin
  • Put the beets and the onions in the baking tin, on a single layer and add unpeel garlic
  • Sprinkle with sumac and salt
  • Roast for 30 mins at 200° if you want very tender roasted beets then baking till tender
  • In the meantime, make the balsamic sauce
  • In a small saucepan bring frozen blueberries to heat uncovered
  • Add all the ingredients and simmer stirring now and then till the water is reduce to a thick sauce
  • Add a little salt, cut the heat and set aside
  • Get the pomegranate arils and set them aside too
  • After the beets and onions are roasted, let them cool. You can opt to serve them hot/warm or wait for them to cool down completely
  • Peel the roasted garlic
  • Serve the roasted beets, onions, and garlic with the balsamic sauce, sprinkle the pomegranate arils and some herbs
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  1. I used wild blueberries that are relatively small than cultivated ones. So the cooking will be longer in case you use the cultivated.
  2. I don't use any sweetener, feel free to add some honey.