Recipe Tip: Braised Beetroot

Recipe Tip: Braised Beetroot

Top Recipe for 4 Persons by Severin Corti. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. Oven braised beets with basil and fresh goat cheese make an ideal starter or part of a vegetarian meal



    1. Step 1

      Preheat the oven to 190°C. Grease a roasting or casserole dish with olive oil. Spread the beetroot wedges on it and season with salt.
    2. Step 2

      Squash the garlic cloves with their skins intact with the flat side of a kitchen knife and scatter them over.
    3. Step 3

      Quarter the bay leaves and spread over the beets with the thyme sprigs. Drizzle with a little olive oil, and mix everything together. Place in the oven for 45 to 60 minutes, turning two or three times.
    4. Step 4

      Season with balsamic vinegar halfway through the cooking time. Test the beetroot with a fork - the beets should be slightly caramelised and still firm. Take out of the oven, remove herbs and garlic.
    5. Step 5

      Spread the basil leaves and the cream cheese in generous pieces over the beets, drizzle with a little olive oil, pepper and serve.
    6. Step 6

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