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    Garlic Beets

    Garlic Beets. Photo by alenaellen

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    mysticalmagical's Note:

    Feel free to use more garlic with this recipe.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash the beets and boil until tender, about 45 minutes (or 20 minutes in a pressure cooker).
    2. 2
      Remove the skins by running cold water over the boiled beets, and then slipping of their skins.
    3. 3
      Slice the beets and toss with the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, and salt.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 05, 2013

      55

      This recipe is super easy and versatile. I've used red and golden beets, and it's been excellent with both. I like to use 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar as opposed to red wine vinegar, but that's just because I love the taste of balsamic with olive oil. I like that I can minimally process the beets before plopping them on the stove to simmer away while I'm doing something else, then it takes no time at all to drain and cool them before peeling and slicing them into rounds and tossing with the other ingredients. The leftovers are equally good if not better. I also find the texture of the finished beets to be outstanding. They are smooth and almost silky, and without any residual earthy flavor or gritty texture. That's a win in my book. Thanks for sharing - this is my favorite, most often used beet recipe. :)

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    • on September 30, 2011

      45

      These were good. I had been searching for a recipe like this that could satisfy both myself and my husband. He doesn't care for vinegar or salt, me on the other hand, want to taste my food :-) So, it was nice just to make all the beets using just 1 tablespoon of vinegar, and then I added as much vinegar and salt to my plate. Will definitely be making again, and again, and again :-)

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    • on October 13, 2009

      55

      Delicious and very elegant.

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    Nutritional Facts for Garlic Beets

    Serving Size: 1 (94 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 126.1
     
    Calories from Fat 92
    73%
    Total Fat 10.2 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 58.8 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.9 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 5.9 g
    23%
    Protein 1.3 g
    2%

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