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Roasted Beets with Herb Yogurt

Roasted Beets with Herb Yogurt

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup 2% plain Greek yogurt such as Odyssey® from Klondike Cheese, Monroe, WI
  • 2 tablespoons fresh local chopped dill plus 1 tablespoon for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh local sliced green onions plus 1 tablespoon for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 local fresh garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon local prepared horseradish such as Silver Spring Foods, from Huntsinger Farms, Eau Claire, WI
  • 1 pound local medium beets any color, stems removed
  • 1 tablespoon Green Bay Olive Oil Company extra virgin olive oil plus 1 tablespoon for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar such as The Olive Cellar, Appleton, WI
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds or crushed roasted and salted pistachios

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Whisk yogurt, dill, green onions, lemon juice, garlic, horseradish and a pinch of kosher salt together in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  • Wrap beets in foil and bake for 1 hour or until tender when poked with a fork. Remove from the oven, unwrap and let cool.
  • When cool enough to handle, remove skins. Slice the beets into small chunks. Add to a bowl and toss with olive oil, red wine vinegar, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Spread yogurt on the bottom of a serving plate. Pile beets on top and sprinkle with sunflower seeds or pistachios. Garnish with additional fresh chopped dill, sliced green onions and a drizzle of olive oil.

Notes

Local Sources:
Klondike/Odyssey
https://www.klondikecheese.com/
Silver Spring Foods/Huntsinger Farms
https://www.silverspringfoods.com/
https://www.huntsingerfarms.com/
Fun Fact: Silver Spring Foods is home of the world’s largest horseradish farm.
Green Bay Olive Oil Company
https://www.gbooc.com/
The Olive Cellar
https://theolivecellar.com/
Inspired from: The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat by Jenny Rosenstrach
http://www.dinneralovestory.com/
Keyword Beets, local, Yogurt

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