6 whole fresh beets, tops removed
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
½ Tbsp. dry thyme
Directions: Wash and scrub the beets, but do not skin. Toss all ingredients, making sure beets are well coated. Roast uncovered at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes, until beets are tender. Let cool and carefully remove the skins. Season to taste with up to ½ tsp. salt or salt substitute and pepper. Serve warm or cold.
Per serving: 84 calorie, 12.6 g carbohydrate,
3.6 g fat, 3.5 g fiber