Roasted Golden and Red Beets

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Submitted by Mount Kisco Child Care Center`s Feed Me Fresh Program, www.mkccc.org

6 Roasted Red Beets
6 Roasted Golden Beets
1 Green Apple, Sliced
1/2 Cup Currants
Orange
Fresh Thyme Sprigs
4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Coat whole beets with olive oil and salt.  Place on baking tray and roast until tender in a 400 degree oven.  The time will depend on the size of the beets.  Remove the beets` skin and slice.
Prepare the vinaigrette: roll the orange and squeeze out all of the juice.  Add juice to a bowl.  Measure and add olive oil.  Harvest small thyme leaves and add to bowl.  Whisk vinaigrette.  Toss beets, apples, and currants with vinaigrette and enjoy the earthy sweetness!