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Roasted beetroot with herbs and goat cheese

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living

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BBC Lifestyle

Ingredients

• 10-12 baby beetroots
• Olive oil • Salt and milled pepper

Dressing:

• ½ cup (125ml) olive oil
• Juice of ½ orange
• 3 tbsp (45ml) white balsamic vinegar
• 1 fat clove garlic
• Salt and milled pepper

Topping:

• 2 tbsp (30ml) fresh oregano, torn
• 2 tbsp (30ml) fresh mint, torn
• 100g goat cheese or feta, crumbled

Preparation method

  1. Place beetroot in cold water, bring to the boil and cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Drain, peel and place in a roasting pan.
  3. Toss with a little olive oil, season well and roast in a preheated oven at 180°C oven until tender (about 30-45 minutes).
  4. Remove from oven, cool for 20 minutes then pour over dressing while still warm.
  5. To serve, toss herbs with goat cheese and scatter over beetroot.
  6. Serve at room temperature.