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Moroccan Roasted Beets With Pomegranate (Recipe)

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Toss 3 lb beet wedges in 2 tsp olive oil, 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 3/4 tsp salt, and pepper. Bake in a preheated oven (425F) for 45 min, stirring every 15 min. Reduce 1 tsp maple syrup and 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar to roughly 3 tbsps by heating. To this, add the baked beets, 1/2 cup pomegranate, 1/4 cup roasted pistachios, and balsamic glaze. Garnish with pomegranate, pistachios, and orange zest.

Prep time: 30 mins

Cook time: 45 mins

Total time: 1 hour 15 mins

Serves: 4­–6

Ingredients

  • 3 lb beets (scrubbed and cut into wedges not more than 3⁄4 inch thick; if you prefer not to eat the peels, peel with a vegetable peeler before cutting.)
  • 3⁄4 tsp salt
  • Cracked pepper
  • 2 tsps olive oil
  • 1⁄2 tsp cumin seeds, fennel seeds (optional) ­­­­­
  • 1⁄2 cup + 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1⁄2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1⁄4 cup crushed roasted pistachios
  • 1 tbsp orange zest

Directions

Roast Beets

  • Toss beets, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper in a bowl to coat well.
  • Place on parchment-lined baking sheet and roast in an oven preheated to 425 F until tender, stirring every 15 minutes, for about 45 minutes.

Make Balsamic Glaze

  • Put 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar and 1 tsp maple syrup in a small pot on medium low heat and reduce the volume for 20 minutes or until you have about 3 tbsps.

When beets are done, place in a serving dish and toss with balsamic glaze, pomegranate seeds, and pistachios.

Garnish with orange zest, pomegranate seeds, and pistachios.

Dr. Gabrielle Francis

DR. GABRIELLE FRANCIS has been practicing holistic medicine for over 30 years. She utilizes chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and oriental medicine, and massage to treat a broad range of maladies and to restore optimal health and balance to her patients.As a holistic physician, Gabrielle seeks to restore and maintain maximum health by emphasizing nature’s inherent self-healing process-the Vis-Medicatrix naturae. She accomplishes this through education and the use of natural therapeutic methods and substances, which work in harmony with the body. These include: body/mind counseling, diet therapy and nutritional substances, herbal medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, chiropractic manipulation

Dr. Gabrielle Francis

DR. GABRIELLE FRANCIS has been practicing holistic medicine for over 30 years. She utilizes chiropractic, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and oriental medicine, and massage to treat a broad range of maladies and to restore optimal health and balance to her patients.As a holistic physician, Gabrielle seeks to restore and maintain maximum health by emphasizing nature’s inherent self-healing process-the Vis-Medicatrix naturae. She accomplishes this through education and the use of natural therapeutic methods and substances, which work in harmony with the body. These include: body/mind counseling, diet therapy and nutritional substances, herbal medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, chiropractic manipulation