In salad making, you might always grab those baby spinach packs or mixed salad greens from the store. However, you can bring variety in your salad mixing roasted or grilled roots such as, beet roots.
Air Fryer Beets Recipes are good choices for health conscious people who are looking for quick options in cooking. Additionally, it requires very mild oil to roast food that’s kind of a health benefit you get if using Air fryer.
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How to Cook Beets in an Air Fryer?
Air Frying is a healthy option for those who avoid unnecessary oil in their food. As beets are thick roots and hard in texture, they require boiling or roasting before used in salads. In Air Fryer Beets Recipes, one can process the roots without much effort.
It needs only few basic ingredients that we already have in our kitchen. Let’s check those simple ingredients that will enable us of making whole beets in air fryer:
Ingredients that You Need to Make Roasted Beets Air Fryer Are:
Raw beets, two big in size (500gm/1 lb.)
Olive oil, 1 tbsp.
Best pairs (if preferred):
Fresh dill, finely chopped
Sea Salt, as desired
Method of Preparing Homemade Roasted Beets in Air Fryer Step by Step:
Put the oven at 400 °F and preheat.
Wash the beets. Use a sharp peeler to peel of the rooted skin. Clean under tap water. Take a bowl for your convenience. Dice the beets into comfortable smaller sizes.
Take all the pieces in a big bowl. Coat each diced beets with olive oil. Place them inside the air fryer’s basket. Start frying.
Air fry the oil coated beets for 10 to 12 minutes. They need to be tossed again in between half way. Keep an eye. If the beets are thicker is size they might need longer time.
Take them out. Serve on a plate with chopped dill and salt sprinkled on top. Yum!
Points to Note:
If you don’t want strains from beet juice then take a bowl while peeling and cutting.
It’s better to keep the size of the diced beets the same that they can get cooked evenly.
They can be served cold or warm with other green salads. Look for your favorite variations in topping such as, with grated cheese.
How to Make Candy Stripe Beet Root:
Candy Stripe Beet Root salad Recipe is another amazing salad variation using beets! It has maple candied pecans in it. Let’s look for the ingredients for making the salad.
Ingredients we Need to Make Homemade Candy Stripe Beet Root Salad:
Preparing Maple candied Nuts (preferred pecans here):
Pecans, One Handful, or 3/4th Cup
Maple Syrup, 1 Tbsp.
Preparing the Thyme Vinaigrette:
Lemon Juice, Freshly Squeezed (One Big Slice)
Olive Oil, 1 Tbsp.
Fresh Thyme, Chopped, 1 Tsp.
Salt and Pepper (as Desired)
Candy-Stripe Beetroot, 2 to 3, Washed and Peeled, Thinly Sliced
Goat’S Cheese, 2/3 Cup
Mixed Baby Salad Greens, ½ Bag or as Desired
Method of preparing Homemade Candy Stripe Beat Root Step by Step:
Roast all the pecans on a frying pan over medium heat. Don’t burn them. Stir them frequently. It will take 1 to two minutes.
Now, put the maple syrup on the pecans and cook for another 1 minute. They will get well coated and sticky.
Take the pecans off the pan and spread on a parchment paper. Cool them down thoroughly.
Make the salad dressing mixing all the thyme vinaigrette elements. Mix well. Keep in a jar with lid on.
Finally, mix the salad greens, roasted maple syrup pecans, the sliced beet root and top with goat’s cheese. Toss in the vinaigrette and enjoy!
How to Make Quick Beet:
Beets are full of vitamins and minerals. If you are a salad lover then you must try beets in your salad at least for once. Beets can be grilled, boiled, sautéed before you use it in your salad mix.
Beets don’t have strong flavors in it but it can absorb the flavors from freshly lemon juice and other minced herbs such as dill, cilantro and thyme. Let’s find the simple ingredients in your kitchen for quick beet recipe to follow.
Ingredients that You Need to Prepare Quick Beet:
Beet, 4/5, Washed, Peeled and Round Slice
Olive Oil, 3 Tbsp.
Kosher Salt (as Preferred)
Method of Preparing Homemade Quick Beet Step by Step:
Put the oven at 425 degrees F. Take a baking tray. Line cookie sheet and slightly grease the paper.
Take the beets. Before you slice them wash them using a scrubber or brush. Peel off the coarse roots. Peel the skin thinly. Slice them ¼th inch thick. Drizzle some olive oil and coat them well.
Line the sliced beets on the paper lined baking tray. Line them in single layer. Sprinkle salt on the slices.
Bake them for 10 to 12 minutes. Use a fork to find out whether they got roasted properly. Keep the beets fork tender rather dry like chips.
Enjoy with more salt over them if you want to! These roasted quick beets can be stored in the fridge for couple days in a zip locked bag.
Cooking whole beet in a Fryer is easy and simple. It doesn’t take much time too. These Air Fryer Beets Salad Recipes are very delicious. They can be enjoyed as sides or starters. Try these recipes and enjoy nutritious salad adding to your meal.