Recipe courtesy of The Bear Cupboard (

Rating:  9 out of 10

INGREDIENTS:  4 medium beet roots, cut from green tops, scrubbed

2 tsp. + 1 Tbsp. olive oil, divided use

Sea salt and pepper

2 tsp. red wine vinegar

2 tsp. honey

2 Tbsp. Feta cheese, crumbled

2 Tbsp. toasted, broken walnuts

Heat oven to 400F.  Place beets in oven-proof dish and drizzle with 2 tsp. oil.  Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper and toss to combine.  Roast in oven, uncovered, about 40 minutes, or till a fork can be inserted in beet without resistance.  Cool.  Trim tops and bottoms of beets; peel and slice; place in serving dish.  Drizzle with remaining 1 Tbsp. oil, vinegar and honey.  Toss to combine.  Sprinkle cheese and walnuts over top and serve.  Yield:  4 servings