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steamed beets in white bowl
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Steamed Beets

Try making these beets ahead of time and leaving them in the fridge as an easy head-start ingredient you can add to a salad during the week.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: DIET, DINNER, sides
Cuisine: American, dairy free, gluten free, kids, nut free, Paleo, vegan, vegetarian, Whole30
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 21kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 4 medium sized beets about a pound
  • 2 tsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Scrub beets clean and then place them in a steamer basket and cook for about 30 minutes or until tender all the way through.
    raw beets in a steamer
  • Once the beets are cool enough to handle, rub the skins off and cut into small bite size pieces.
    peeling skin from steamed beet
  • Toss with vinegar and oil and finish with salt and pepper.
    steamed beets cubed and in a white bowl


Uncooked beets will keep in the fridge for about 14 days. Steamed beets can be stored in an airtight container or zip-top baggie for 3-5 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 21kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg