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Favorite Beets Recipe

I make this recipe often. It dresses up beets with tangy flavor but lets their goodness come through. I prefer to eat mine warm, but my husband likes his cold.—Fred Castellini & Sin Farms, Greg Castellini, Vineland, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 medium fresh beets, peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place beets in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a bowl; add onion. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper. Drizzle over beets and toss to coat. Serve immediately or refrigerate and served chilled. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 94 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.