A cool and tangy crème fraîche dressing adorns roasted beets for a simple, colorful side dish. We like to use a combination of red and golden beets for presentation.
Roasted Beets with Orange and Crème Fraîche
A cool and tangy crème fraîche dressing adorns a colorful combination of roasted red and gold beets for a simple, vibrant side dish.
Yield: serves 6-8
3 lb. beets (about 10 large)
3 tbsp. olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 cup crème fraîche
Zest and juice of 1 orange
Heat oven to 400°. Place beets in a 9” x 13” ovenproof dish; toss with oil, salt, and pepper. Cover tightly with aluminum foil; bake until tender, 40 minutes. Meanwhile, mix crème fraîche with orange zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper and set aside. To serve, transfer beets to a serving platter and drizzle with dressing.