RECIPE OF THE WEEK | Beets with Mustard Dressing
This simple beet recipe is a delicious way to serve this vibrant and colorful root vegetable. Beets have a natural sweetness and are a wonderful source of iron!
Makes 20 slices
4 medium beets
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon stone-ground or Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar or other sweetener
1 tablespoon fresh dill weed, or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
Wash beets and cut off the tops. Peel beets, cut into 1/4" slices, and steam over boiling water until tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and place into a serving dish.
Combine lemon juice, mustard, vinegar, sugar or other sweetener, and dill. Pour over beets and toss to mix. Serve hot or cold.
Per serving (5 slices): 31 calories; 0.2 g fat; 0 g saturated fat; 9.1% calories from fat; 6.8% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g protein; 6.9 g carbohydrates; 5.9 g sugar; 1.2 g fiber; 84 mg sodium; 13 mg calcium; 0.5 mg iron; 3.9 mg vitamin C; 20 mcg beta carotene; 0.1 mg vitamin E
Source: New Century Nutrition
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