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Golden Beet Relish

Yield Makes 3 cups


  • 4 small golden beets (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  • 1 large shallot
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 2 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Trim beets, leaving roots and 1-inch stems. Drizzle beets and shallot evenly with 2 tablespoons oil, and wrap individually in foil.

  2. Bake at 425° for 1 hour or until tender; cool. Trim stems and roots, and rub skins to remove. Finely chop beets, shallot, and thyme, and place in a medium bowl. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons oil, salt, and pepper.