Beets Baked with Lemon and Garlic (serves 4)
4 medium beets
1/2 lemon (zest and juice)
1 clove garlic chopped
extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
pinch of sugar (white or your preferred sugar)
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Peel and slice beets into 1/4 inch rounds and place in a baking dish.
Add lemon zest and juice, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar. Mix well, cover and bake for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.