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Beets with Herb Vinaigrette

Looking for a vegetable side dish? These check out this beet flavored with herb vinaigrette mixture – a quick and easy recipe.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb assorted-color beets (about 6 medium)
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1
tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper

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  • 1 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.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together remaining ingredients. Add beet wedges; toss to coat.
  • 1 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.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together remaining ingredients. Add beet wedges; toss to coat.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The beets are cooked in the microwave for a time-saving measure, but they can also be roasted, baked or boiled.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
144
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 1/2g
7 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.