Drain canned beets in a colander and cut into halves.
If using fresh beets, there are 2 options:
1. Wrap each beet in aluminum foil and roast at 375F for 40 minutes. let cool. peel and cut into 1/4" pcs.
2. Cook beets in boiling water until fork tender (about 40 minutes). Let cool, peel and cut into 1/4" pcs.