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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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