Balsamic Onion and Beetroot Bake

Balsamic onion and beetroot bake. A deliciously and naturally sweet side dish that is perfect for serving with grilled meats.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Author Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts


  • 6 small and cleaned beetroot
  • 2 red onions
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • Ground black pepper
  • Salt


  • Preheat oven to 180°C/160ºC fan forced/Gas mark 4.
  • Peel the beetroot and cut into quarters.
  • Peel the onion but make sure you leave the root intact.
  • Cut the onions in half and then cut each half into 3 segments
  • Place the beetroot and red onion into a baking dish.
  • Pour over the balsamic vinegar and olive oil (and maple syrup, if using).
  • Sprinkle over the fresh thyme and season well with salt and black pepper
  • Roast for 45 minutes.