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These teriyaki beets are a sweet and savory way to get a lot of nutrients. Beets are packed with fiber, potassium, iron and Vitamin C. This delicious side dish pairs well with chicken, tofu, salmon or any of your favorite proteins.


  • 3-4 Full sized Beets (or 12 small beets)
  • 4 Tbsp butter, melted (can substitute oil)
  • 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced (optional)
  • 1 Garlic clove, finely minced (optional)
Main Ingredient(s): Beets


  • Boil or steam beets until almost tender, about 30 -45 minutes.
  • Drain, rinse in cold water.
  • Once cool, peel skins with your hands, they should come right off. Cut into quarters.
  • Combine rest of ingredients in a small pan; heat gently, stirring until sauce is smooth
  • Brush sauce onto beets and heat under broiler 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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Published On: February 9, 2021