Check out this simple recipe for roasted beets with candied pecans, goat cheese, and mint for the perfect vegetable side dish or dinner. We show you how to prepare these healthy cooked beets and how to turn them into a fantastic veggie dish for fish, for seafood, for chicken, for steak, and for pork chops. Take them to a potluck, serve them up at a party for a crowd, or prepare them for your next Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday. Vegetarian, Clean Eating, Gluten Free, No Artificial Sweeteners.

Roasted Beets with Candied Pecans, Goat Cheese, and Mint

  • Author: Our Sweetly Spiced Life
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 65


Roasted beets pair with goat cheese, mint, and spiced pecans for a delectable side or tasty meal!



  • 45 large Beets
  • 1C pecans
  • 1/4C maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4C Chevre (goat cheese)
  • 2 Tbsp mint


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Wash, scrub, and cut tops off of beets.
  3. Wrap beets in foil. Roast for 30-45 minutes until fork tender. Remove from foil and let beets cool slightly.
  4. While beets are roasting, combine pecans, maple syrup, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until glaze has coated pecans and slightly thickened, 5-10 minutes.
  5. Line baking sheet with foil. Spread pecans out on tray and put in oven. Roast 5-10 minutes until pecans have crisped up. Remove pecans from tray and allow to cool slightly. Chop.
  6. Once beets are done, Remove peels from beets. Chop into bite-sized pieces.
  7. Crumble goat cheese.
  8. Chop up mint.
  9. Place beets in serving bowl. Top with pecans, goat cheese, and mint. Serve Immediately.


  • If making ahead of time, keep ingredients separate and assemble right before serving.


  • Serving Size: 4