Baked Beet Root With Yogurt Walnut Dressing

Baked Beet Root With Yogurt Walnut Dressing

"This dish will look superb on your table anytime of year, but is especially good as a cool summertime course. The beets are served at room temperature with a chilled yogurt dressing."
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Ingredients

servings 277 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.4 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 161 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

Directions

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  1. Spread walnuts in a single layer on a baking sheet. Roast at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 15 to 20 minutes. Chop coarsely.
  2. Butter aluminum foil. Pierce beets with a fork, and wrap with foil. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until tender. Cool.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat yogurt until smooth. Mix in green chile pepper, coriander, and walnuts. Season to taste with salt. Chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Peel beets, and quarter without cutting all the way through. Place in a serving dish, and spread open. Spoon dressing over beets, and garnish with cilantro, and minced red chile peppers.

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This recipe may seem like a strange mix, but my boyfriend called me a 'genius' when I served this as a side. I made the yogurt myself in my new yogurt-maker (hence the experimentation with stran...

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I did not care for the sauce.

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This recipe may seem like a strange mix, but my boyfriend called me a 'genius' when I served this as a side. I made the yogurt myself in my new yogurt-maker (hence the experimentation with stran...

Excellent! Very easy to make, and a great contrast of flavors between the cilantro and the toasted walnuts. Yum!

It was delicous! I enjoyed it so much! I recommened anyone try it!

I am a huge fan of baked beets. So, I served this as a pre-dinner appy-type dish. I served it at room temp. My guests thought it was so wonderful in flavour,pretty to look at and creative. I'm g...

This was delicious.. I used both regular beets and golden beets. I'll make this again.. only change will be using red pepper flakes instead of raw peppers. I didn't care for the raw pepper textu...

I did not care for the sauce.

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