Odessa beets

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

5-6 medium beets 2-3 tbsp lemon juice 8-10 plums, pitted and thinly sliced 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced ½ tsp salt black pepper to taste ½ cup finely chopped walnuts 1 cup finely chopped pineapple (fresh or canned) Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wrap beets in foil and bake until very tender about 45 minutes. […]

Beet burgers

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

4 fresh medium beets 2 sprigs fresh basil, chopped 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 eggs, beaten Salt and ground black pepper, to taste 1/4-2/3 c flour Olive oil Mozzarella slices Burger buns Trim beet tops and root. Shred beets in food processor; transfer to bowl. Add basil, onions, eggs, salt and pepper; mix. Mix in […]

Secret chocolate cake (with beets)

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

2 c. cooked chopped beets ½ c. applesauce 1 1/2 c. sugar ½ c. oil ½ c. plain yogurt 3 eggs, 1 1/2 t. vanilla 1 1/2 c. flour 1 c. whole wheat flour ½ c. baking cocoa 1 1/2 t. baking soda ½ t. salt ½ c. chocolate chips (I prefer mini chips) powdered […]

Autumn beet and vegetable salad with cheese and nuts

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

Dressing: 1/3 cup minced onions 5 tablespoons cider vinegar 3-4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or parsley 11/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/2 cup olive oil salt and pepper to taste Salad: 2 cups cooked, diced yellow or red beets 1 1/2 cups blanched, diced carrots 1 1/2 cups cooked, diced waxy-type potatoes 1 cup diced roasted […]

Diced beets with orange zest and yogurt sauce

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

1 lb. beets, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes 1/4 cup cider vinegar zest of 1 orange, grated (about 1 tbsp.) 1/4tsp. ground mace 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 1/4 tsp. salt freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt 2 tbsp. fresh orange juice 1 tsp. honey Preheat the oven to 3750 F. In an […]