Break out the beets to add an earthy flavor, meaty texture and stunning color—ranging from yellow to purple—to a number of different dishes. Plus, beets aren't just tasty and beautiful, they're really good for you too. They provide plenty of nutrients, including folate, vitamin C and A, fiber and potassium. Once you get hooked on this versatile root, you'll be adding it to salads in summer, roasting it for cool-weather dinners and juicing it for your morning smoothie. Turn to Food & Wine's handy guide to discover everything you can do with beets.
Tyler Florence uses beets and their greens to make this fresh and vibrant side dish for Thanksgiving. If you can’t find beets with beautiful greens, Swiss chard or curly spinach leaves can be used instead. Slideshow: More Beet Recipes