Roasted beets with horseradish

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British Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2005

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Fresh beetroot makes a delicious soup, is good in salads and can be cooked simply to serve as an accompaniment is an easy vegetable to cook, although a bit messy to peel. If you can’t get a hold fresh horseradish, then the grated horseradish sold in jars works well.


  • 1 kg ( lb) small beetroot
  • 1–2 tbsp olive oil<


  1. Cook the beetroot in their skins in a pan of boiling salted water for about 1 hour or until they are tender to the point of a knife. Drain in a colander and leave to cool. Preheat the oven to 200°C (fan oven 180°C), gas mark 6.
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