Remove and discard beet greens. Leave root and 1-inch stem on beets; scrub with brush. Place beets in large microwavable bowl; cover with 3 layers of damp microwavable paper towels. Microwave on High 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Place beets in ice water; let stand 5 minutes. Drain. Remove root; peel and cut beets into thin wedges.