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Recipe Name: Beets In Onion Vinaigrette Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Vegetables Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

2 Onions
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Kosher salt
1/8 Teaspoon(s) Cracked black pepper
2 Tablespoon(s) Olive oil
1/2 Tablespoon(s) Champagne or sherry vinegar
1 Onion
1 Tablespoon(s) Butter
3 Beets
Black pepper, to taste
2 1/2 Tablespoon(s) Sugar
Chopped chives or parsley
VINAIGRETTE Peel onions, trim root and top ends. Halve onions from top
to bottom,then slice lengthwise into thin julienne strips, about 2
inch long, 1/8" by 1/8" thick. Place onions in a glass bowl or other
microwave safe container; season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil
and vinegar. Marinate 20 minutes. BEETS Peel, trim and cut onion as
for vinaigrette. combine onion and butter in a 1 quart glass baking
dish. cover with plastic wrap and pierce twice to allow steam to
escape. Cook on 100 percent power for 1 minutes in a microwave oven.
Reserve. Wash and peel beets; trim root and stem ends. Slice 1/8th
inch thick; cut slices into 1/8 inch strips. Julienne strips should be
the same size. Salt and pepper, toss gently. cover with vented plastic
and cook on high, stirring occassionally, 7-8 minutes or until almost
tender. Sprinkle with sugar,toss gently, and cook on high for 7-8 more
minutes or until the liquid has a syrupy consistency. Remove dish from
oven and let stand, covered,2-3 minutes. Adjust seasoning if
necessary. Cover bowl containing onion vinaigrette with plastic wrap.
Cook on high foor 5 minutes or until onions soften slightly. Spoon hot
vinaigrette onto four to six plates, arranging onion in a ring. Divide
the beet mixture among the plates, mounding it in the center of each
ring of onions. Sprinkle with chives or parsley. Makes 4-6 servings.
Origin: Journal American, January 13, 1993. Shared by: Sharon Stevens
From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 150
Calories From Fat: 86
Total Fat: 9.7g
Cholesterol: 7.6mg
Sodium: 356.6mg
Potassium: 128.7mg
Carbohydrates: 16g
Fiber: 1.5g
Sugar: 11.5g
Protein: <1g

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