• Active Time 5m
  • Total Time 1h 35m
  • Rating ****

Serves 8


  • 4 beets
  • For Marinade:
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive or safflower oil
  • Pinch of nutmeg


Cook the beets in a pot of boiling water for about 30 minutes, or until tender. Rinse under cold water and peel away the skin. Dry on paper towels. Cut in half and place in a bowl. Combine the remaining ingredients and add to beets. Allow to stand for at least 1 hour. Serve as an accompaniment to chicken, meat or fish.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.

RecID 847

nutrition information per serving

49 calories; 3g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 22mg sodium; 4g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 1g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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