Garlicky Beet Delight

Garlicky Beet Delight


"This is a simple but elegant dish of beets tossed with a tangy garlic vinaigrette dressing. Feel free to use more than the two cloves of garlic--I do!"


30 m servings 141 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Wash the beets and boil until tender, about 45 minutes (or 20 minutes in a pressure cooker). Remove the skins by running cold water over the boiled beets, and then slipping of their skins. Slice the beets and toss with the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, and salt.
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  1. 112 Ratings


Have made this time and again. We all love it. I add more garlic as we are garlic lovers. Was always using fresh beets. For the heck of it I used drained canned sliced beets and it was excellen...

These even go over well with non-beet people. Savory and sweet at the same time. Makes good use of a somewhat neglected veggie.

I made this for a summer family picnic. It was a hit even with the kids! It was nice to have a new idea! We used canned beets, it kept the prep time down.

Let me first say that I am not a big fan of beets. BUT...this actually made them o.k., and my husband really loved them. I took your advice to add more garlic {selfishly I thought it would ove...

I love beets in salads, but had never used them as a side dish, as my husband hates them. I tried this recipe, and it's pretty good. Even my 4 year old (who is a veggie lover like her mom) ate...

I found this combination wonderfully delicious. It was just right. If you eat beets... this is good and simple.

My daughter loves this. I pressure cooked the beets for 12-20 minutes depending on size.

This recipe was delicious and although it took my beets about 40 minutes to cook (because they were large)it was still very quick and easy to prepare.

Easy, but it does take a while. Good plain or add to green salad.