Prep time: 10-15 mins. | Cook time: 45 mins. | Serves: 6-8

Fresh, delicious, and perfect as a side for any summery meal. 

Because of their dense texture and sweet flavor, beets go great with rich meats like pork, beef frisket, duck, and ham, as well as oilier fish like salmon or swordfish.


  • 2 med -beets, about 1lb total
  • 3 med -heirloom tomatoes, sliced ¼ inch thick
  • 2 tbsp -onion, minced
  • 2 tsp plus
  • 3 tsp -extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp -red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp -fresh oregano leaves
  • Coarse salt & ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. 
  2. Place beets on a large piece of
    foil on a baking sheet, drizzle with 2 tsp olive oil and
    season with salt & pepper. 
  3. Fold foil tightly around
    beets and roast until tender, about 45 min. 
  4. Remove beets and let cool, then slice into ¼ inch slices.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together 3tsp oil, onion, and
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. On a large platter, arrange tomato and beet slices. 
  8. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with oregano leaves.