Roasted Beets with Potato Garlic Sauce –”Patzaria”
Roasted Beets and Garlic sauce is a Traditional recipe at every Greek table.
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 6-8
  • 2 pounds of beets, washed
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Wash beets and cut off greens. Wash and cook the greens by boiling in water, or they can be sauteed with a little olive oil.
  2. Wrap beets in foil and place in a sheet pan and bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour.
  3. Test with knife for soft center.
  4. Let cool slightly. Unwrap and peel beets. Cut into quarters or slice.
  5. Place in a bowl and add garlic, olive oil, vinegar.
  6. Add the salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve warm or cold.
  8. Can be made 1-2 days ahead of time.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at