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Mixed Greens, Roasted Beets and Avocado in Orange-Shallot Vinaigrette

13 February

Ingredients: 3 medium, or 5 small, beets trimmed and washed Hass avocado, thinly sliced Squeeze of fresh lemon juice 6-8 cups mixed salad greens 5 ounces feta cheese, crumbled 1/3 cup chopped pistachios or other nuts, toasted (optional) Dressing: 2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tablespoon minced shallot 2 tablespoons olive oil 1½ tablespoons […]

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Spicy Beet and Leek Salad

07 February

Ingredients: 4 medium beets 4 medium leeks, cut into 4-inch pieces (total 4 cups) ½ ounce coarsely chopped cilantro 1¼ cups lettuce or radicchio, or both, chopped into bite-size pieces Dressing: 1 cup walnuts coarsely chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon chili flakes ¼ cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons tamarind water ½ teaspoon walnut […]

Root Vegetable Slaw with Labneh

30 January

Ingredients: 3 medium beets 2 medium carrots ½ celeriac 6 radishes 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 2 teaspoons sweetener ¾ cup cilantro, coarsely chopped ¾ cup mint leaves, coarsely chopped 2/3 cup flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped ½ tablespoon grated lemon zest Scant 1 cup lebneh (Greek […]

Winter Cabbage Borscht

24 January

Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cups shredded cabbage 5 cups vegetable broth 1 bunch beets, peeled and shredded, beet tops cut onto bite-size pieces 1 medium potato diced 1 large carrot, or more, diced 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon sweetener (optional) 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill […]

Russian Cabbage Apple Soup

24 October

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ head Savoy cabbage, cut into ½-inch strips 1 medium carrot, sliced 1 rib celery, sliced 1 small parsnip, sliced 6 cups cold water 1 medium beet, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 small sweet pepper, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon finely […]

Beets Baked with Apples and Onions

01 August

Ingredients: 4 beets 2 apples ½ onion, diced 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 tablespoon sweetener (optional) About 1½ tablespoons butter Directions: 1. Steam beets over boiling water until firm-tender when pierced with the tip of a sharp knife, about 5 minutes, depending on their size. […]

Chilled Beets with Celery, Capers, and Dill

18 July

Ingredients: 2 pounds beets, trimmed and scrubbed 7 teaspoons rice wine vinegar, plus additional for chilling the beets 1 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 large celery ribs, trimmed and peeled, cut into ¼-inch diagonal pieces ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh dill ½ teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Place the beets […]

Rainbow Slaw with Beet Greens

27 June

Adapted from Eating Well, Summer 2016 Ingredients: 2 medium carrots, shredded 1 medium beet, peeled and shredded 1 medium crisp apple, such as Fuji, shredded 4 cups thinly sliced beet greens 1 small head radicchio, quartered, cored, and thinly sliced ¾ cup celery, thinly sliced ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/3 cup currants or raisins […]

Sweet and Sour Beet Soup with Wheat Berries

06 June

Ingredients: 6 cups broth of choice ½ cup wheat berries 1¼ pounds beets (about 3 large) with greens 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 large celery stalks, diced 1 large carrot, diced 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon peeled, grated fresh ginger ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crumbled ½ teaspoon freshly […]

Avocado, Mixed Greens, and Roast Beet Salad

12 April

Ingredients: Dressing: 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon diced shallot 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Salad: 6-8 cups mixed greens, torn into bite-size pieces (lettuces, mizuna, mustard greens, cilantro, etc.) 1 avocado, sliced with a squeeze of lemon juice to prevent browning 3 medium beets, trimmed and washed 1 […]