Recipes and Cooking Sweet Ginger Roots 4.1 (7) These sweet and earthy root vegetables get a burst of brightness from pomegranate juice. Serve alongside roasted meat or chilled on top of baby spinach leaves. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 17, 2012 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup pomegranate juice 1 tablespoon cornstarch ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup sugar 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 2 ¾ pound red and/or golden beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 3/4-inch wedges* (6 medium) 12 ounce carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch pieces (halve any thick pieces) (4 medium) Directions In a medium saucepan whisk together pomegranate juice, cornstarch, and salt until cornstarch is dissolved. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat; continue boiling for 1 minute. Stir in the sugar; cool completely. Stir in ginger. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine the pomegranate juice mixture, beets, and carrots. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 1/2 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 hours. Stir to coat vegetables. Serve warm as a side dish or chilled as a salad. * To peel beets easily, use a vegetable peeler and peel the beets under slow running water. The water prevents the beets from staining your fingertips. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 126 Calories 29g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 126 % Daily Value * Sodium 226mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 29g 11% Total Sugars 22g Protein 3g Vitamin C 10mg 50% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.4mg 8% Potassium 695mg 15% Folate, total 185.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.