Beets have a very long shelf life. Plus, they're affordable and healthy, and you can make just about anything with them at a moment's notice.
Technique tip: Adding water (just about a 1/2 inch) will create steam which expedites the cooking process.
Season beets with salt and place in a large rectangular pan with water and cover with foil.2.
Bake at 350°F until tender, about 1-1½ hours depending on size.3.
When finished, remove foil and let cool enough to handle.4.