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Sweet and Sour Beets

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Ingredients
  Beets 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425°.
2) Wrap the beets in aluminum foil.

MAKING
3) Place the wrapped beets inside oven to bake for 1 hour, or until tender when pricked with a knife.
4) Remove from the oven and let cool.
5) Discard the ends and peel off the skin from the beets. Cut the beets into 1/8-inch-wide matchsticks.
6) In a large skillet, melt the butter over moderately high heat.
7) Add the beets and cook, tossing frequently, for about 2 minutes.
8) Add the vinegar, sugar and salt and cook the beets until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes.

SERVING
9) Serve the beets warm or at room temperature by seasoning with freshly ground black pepper, salt and few drops of lime juice, if desired.

TIPS
Steps 1-5 may be prepared in 2 days advance. Cover the beets and refrigerate for later use.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 95 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.5%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 250.9 mg10.5%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.7%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 2 g3.7%

Vitamin A 3.2% Vitamin C 9.3%

Calcium 2% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet And Sour Beets Recipe