Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beet Casserole Recipe

Peeled beets in steamer basket
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Beets, lovely beets! This baked beet casserole recipe sweetens them up with a bit of sugar and adds just a touch of spices, so the natural flavors really shine through. Beet casserole is the perfect colorful side dish for your vegetarian or vegan Passover or Seder meal.

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups beets (sliced fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 slice fresh ginger 
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon onion (grated)

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Layer the sliced beets in a lightly oiled 7-inch baking dish and sprinkle with the sugar, salt, and paprika. Dot the beets with the margarine, then add the lemon juice, ginger, water, ​and onion.
  3. Cover and bake for 30 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven once during baking and stir well.

Reprinted with permission from The Compassionate Cook Cookbook.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 74
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 88 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)