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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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