November 10th, 2015

Slow Cooker Beets

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on Pinterest

Slow Cooker Beets

For fresh salads and honestly, just snacking I love slow cooked beets. They’re tender and smooth with a sweet, fresh flavor. I usually make a little foil packet and bake them for over an hour in the oven, but lately I’ve been on a mission to utilize my slow cooker even more. Turns out slow cooker beets are just as good as slow baked beets, and even easier to make.

Slow Cooker Beets

For easy peeling leave the tops and bottoms intact, place on a piece of foil. Drizzle with oil, sprinkle with salt, and if you want to – slices of garlic and a few sprigs of herbs. Wrap the whole thing up into a packet and slide it into your slow cooker. Come back in a few hours, go to work, go to sleep, and you’ll have perfect tender beets waiting for you.

Slow Cooker Beets-3

Slow Cooker Beets

Slow Cooker Beets

Slow Cooker Beets

beets from 1 bunch of beets, greens removed, stem end and bottom intact
olive oil
salt
foil

Optional: sliced garlic and a few sprigs of rosemary or thyme

Prep the beets. Scrub the beets clean and pat dry. Place on a sheet of foil and sprinkle with olive oil and salt. Add garlic and herbs if using. Fold foil into a packet and place inside slow cooker. Slow cook on low for 7 -8 hours or high for 3 – 4.

Remove the foil packet from the slow cooker and let cool in the foil. When the beets are cool enough to handle rub off the skins and slice. Use sliced beets in:

Pan-Crisped Beet Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Arugula Beet Salad

Beet, Goat Cheese, & Escarole Salad

Caramelized Fennel & Beet Tart

Grilled Beet Sliders (thick slices)

 

Posts may contain affiliate links. If you purchase a product through an affiliate link, your cost will be the same but the farm will receive a small commission. Your support is appreciated and helps us maintain the cost of running the blog.

Comments

comments

Posted in: Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegan by Tracy

    You may also like:

    • Pineapple Beet Smoothie (3 of 6)
      Pineapple Beet Smoothie
    • Slow Cooker Black Bean Tacos
      Slow Cooker Black Bean Tacos
    • Slow Cooker Beef Tacos
      Slow Cooker Beef Tacos
    • Slow Cooker Pulled Pork by Early Morning Farm CSA
      Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

    From the Web:

    Pick-Up Locations

    Share Options

    Recipe Index

    Farm Kitchen Favorites

     
     

    FEATURED

    • Pineapple Beet Smoothie (3 of 6)Pineapple Beet Smoothie
    • Recipes on ToastEasy CSA Dinners on Toast
    • Avocado Beet SaladBeet Avocado Salad