PREHEAT oven to 400°F. Place beets on greased foil-covered baking sheet. Bake 1 hour or until tender. Remove from oven; cool slightly.
MEANWHILE, combine pecans and honey in small skillet; cook on medium-high heat 4 to 6 min. or until mixture is simmering and foamy, stirring constantly. Immediately spread onto greased baking sheet; separate slightly with fork. Set aside to cool. Mix olive oil, orange juice, salt and pepper; set aside.
PEEL and quarter beets when cool enough to handle; place in medium bowl. Add oil mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with the pecans.