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Athena's Favorite Beet Recipes

Athena's Favorite Beet Recipes

For those interested in beets:
There are 3 kinds of beets: Golden (sweeter than the dark varieties), Bulls's Blood (deep
crimson) and Chioggia (red & white striped flesh for shaving thin & raw).

Roasted Beets with Jalapeño Cream Recipe

1 lb. red beets
1 lb. golden beets
1/3 cup sour cream
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 t. salt
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
16 lettuce leaves

Preheat 450. Remove stems & roots and wrap in foil. Bake 450, 45 min.
Cool; peel & cut into 1 in. wedges. Combine sour cream, onions, salt & jalapeño in
bowl. Put leaves on 8 plates, top with beets & jalapeño mixture.
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Beet Hummus
Rinse & drain 1 can chickpeas. Add to food processor with 2 med chopped cooked beets, 2 T. lemon juice, 1 1/2 T each tahini & olive oil and 1 t. chopped garlic. Puree. Season. ( 2 cups)
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Ruby Beet Slaw
Stir together 1 cup cooked beets cut into matchsticks, 1 cup grated carrots, 1 cup sliced red cabbage, 2 T. vinegar, 1 T each hone & poppy seed and 1 t. oi. Season.
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Beets, Greens and Black Licorice
Combine sliced beets & beet greens and add shavings of black licorice and a little horseradish. ( Source: Richard Blais & served at his restaurant, The Spence)
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