Roast Beets with Veggie Balls on Flatbread



Ikea, here you are again and again! And vegetarians! You haven’t been forgotten…what with the holidays coming after Halloween. I don’t have any naan, but I’ve got flatbreads from Trader Joe’s. Hang on and we will bake the bloody beets for 1 hour first. They’re scrumptious!!!


Ingredients are few in number, but the process is a bit tedious. This can be mitigated if you multitask your oven by baking the veggie balls and the beets together! At 350 degrees F put them both together then take the veggie balls after 20 minutes and let the beets (pre-washed and brushed, covered with sea salt, wrapped with aluminum foil), stay in the oven for full one hour. Great!



10 pieces Gronsaksbullar Vegetable Balls (veggie balls)

2-4 beets, washed and brushed

coarse sea salt

1 tbsp. sherry vinegar (an alternative is red wine vinegar)

Some flatbreads or naan

1 tbsp. olive oil, extra virgin

3 oz Greek yoghurt or sour cream for serving

2 tbsp. chives or scallions or cilantro, finely chopped



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Put the beets in the oven, cover with sea salt and wrap with aluminum foil. Bake for an hour until tender all the way through.

3. Put the veggie balls in the oven also, bake for 20-25 minutes only. Take out the veggie balls and leave the beets for another 40 minutes.

4. Peel the beets once they cool down, chop them into small pieces.

5. Dress with sherry vinegar and olive oil.

6. Put some of the beet relish, a baked veggie ball or one or two spoons of yoghurt (I piped the yoghurt out of a cake decorating bag with a medium sized ring). Sprinkle finely chopped chives, scallions, or cilantro leaves.

7. Tightly roll the flatbread like a wrap, then wrap the bottom with wax paper. It might get very messy when you bite them without the wax paper, but it tastes so good! I promise you.


Another Sarap snack from Peaches, enjoy!!!


7 Comments Add yours

  1. elliebleu says:

    What? Ikea has veggie “meatballs?” Looks like I’ll be heading over there before the holidays. I’m so happy to have stumbled upon your blog. It’s hard to find yummy vegetarian snacks that the whole family can enjoy.


    1. Yes, r u a vegetarian?, I had some vegetarian recipes for you & thx for liking my humble blog, yeah IKEA has a lot to offer, have u seen on line their showcases for this coming Thanksgiving?

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      1. Also type in to my search button and look for Appetizer Veggie Balls and Meatballs, Tofu and Crunchy Vegetables ,Enjoy!


      2. elliebleu says:

        I eat a lot of plant based meals. Its tough when you have a family with so many food preferences. I’ll have to check out your other veggie recipes. And yes, I saw the showcases. I could go crazy with decorations on a trip to Ikea : )


  2. CookingWithoutLimits,thanks for liking Roast Beets with Veggie Balls on Flatbread.


  3. Thanks bsickles for liking this vegetarian snacks, thanks for the tip, didn’t buy Maple Syrup but got my garlic roaster from Amazon.


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