Slow-Cooked Beets

Slice and eat as a side dish or use in any recipe that calls for cooked beets.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 lbs. whole beets, stems and leaves removed
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar


  • Place the beets in the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker. Pour the lemon juice and vinegar over the top. Cook for 2 hours on low or until they are easily pierced with a fork.
  • Remove from the slow cooker. Allow to cool slightly. Wrap a beet in a paper towel and rub it to remove the skin. Repeat for the remaining beets. Slice before serving.