Roast Beetroot

Simple and slow-cooked vegetables make the perfect accompaniment to beef stews. Try this easy beetroot recipe to add some colour to your dining table

Relax, take it easy, chill. Forget fast food and serve up slow-cooked meats and soups instead. There’s nothing more satisfying or seductive when it’s cold outside.

1) So simple, yet so delicious. Thoroughly clean a bunch of fresh smallish beetroots.

2) Put them in a pan or a foil parcel with a drizzle of olive oil and a splash of water.

3) Wrap up well to prevent steam escaping and cook at gas mark 3/170ºC/325ºF for one to two hours, depending on size.

4) Season with Maldon salt and freshly ground pepper and serve.

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