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Heart-Shaped Roasted Beets and Potatoes

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4

Serve these cute beet and potato hearts alongside your Valentine's Day meal! MORE + LESS -

Half Baked Harvest
May 11, 2017


large potatoes, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
large beets, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
cup olive oil
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
teaspoon pepper
2-4 cloves of garlic, grated
A sprinkle of cayenne pepper (optional)
cup chopped fresh parsley


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  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Using a small heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut potato and beet slices into hearts and place in a bowl with the olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic. If desired, toss in the scraps as well.
  • 2
    Toss until vegetables are well coated, then transfer them to a sheet pan and spread out into a single layer. Roast in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until browned and crisp. Flip twice with a spatula during cooking for even browning.
  • 3
    Remove the mixture from the oven, toss with parsley, season to taste, and serve hot.

Expert Tips

  • Try using other fun shapes for other holidays, like a 4 leaf clover for St. Patrick's Day or an Easter bunny for Easter!

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More About This Recipe
  • Beets and potatoes in seasonal heart shapes – so cute, so fun, so delicious! I don’t know about you, but I've always loved Valentine’s Day. I know people either hate it or love it, but for some reason, boyfriend or no boyfriend, I have always considered it a special day. I've forever loved creating fun Valentine’s Day treats. My younger sister (she's only 6) and I always make loads of pink cupcakes and heart-shaped sugar cookies – topped with pink frosting, of course. Today though, I'm going to show you a savory treat for heart day! Exciting, right?! I made us some super simple and crazy delicious heart-shaped roasted beets and potatoes. These are the perfect side dish for your special Valentine’s Day meal. What a special savory treat!

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