Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beet Casserole Recipe

Peeled beets in steamer basket
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Beets, lovely beets! This baked beet casserole recipe sweetens them up with a bit of sugar and adds just a touch of spices, so the natural flavors really shine through. Beet casserole is the perfect colorful side dish for your vegetarian or vegan Passover or Seder meal.

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups beets (sliced fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 slice fresh ginger 
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon onion (grated)

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Layer the sliced beets in a lightly oiled 7-inch baking dish and sprinkle with the sugar, salt, and paprika. Dot the beets with the margarine, then add the lemon juice, ginger, water, ​and onion.
  3. Cover and bake for 30 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven once during baking and stir well.

Reprinted with permission from The Compassionate Cook Cookbook.