Delicious Recipes

Beet Salad with Oranges and Romaine

Serves 6 – 8   4 large beets, peeled 3 seedless oranges 5 TB fresh lime juice 2 ½ TB fresh orange juice ½ tsp salt ¼ cup olive oil 10 romaine lettuce leaves, cut crosswise into ½” slices ½ cup sliced almonds  ...

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Gingered Beet Risotto

2 pounds beets scrubbed and trimmed 3 cups water 1 sweet onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh gingerroot 3 large garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup Arborio or long-grain rice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup freshly...

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Orange, Roasted Beet, and Arugula Salad

1 large beet 2 navel oranges 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 lb arugula, washed well and dried 5 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wrap beet tightly...

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Cold Beet and Cucumber Soup

Recipe courtesy Julia Child 4 medium beets, trimmed 3 to 4 scallions, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped 1 teaspoon grated fresh horseradish 1 tablespoon wine vinegar 1 cup beet juice 1 cup chicken broth Salt and freshly ground pepper Garnish: 1 cup sour...

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Red Beet Relish

2 cooked red beets, peeled and chopped ¼ Golden Delicious apple, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon mayonnaise Pinch ground allspice Salt and freshly ground black pepper  In a food processor, combine...

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Speared Prosciutto Wrapped Melo

Recipe courtesy Sara Moulton Recipe Summary Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 30 minutes Yield: about 30 pieces 1 ripe cantaloupe or honeydew melon About 3/4 pound very thinly sliced Prosciutto de Parma Equipment: toothpicks Cut the ends off the melon and stand it on end....

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Chocolate Beet Brownies

Vegetable Oil 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 cup boiling water 1 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar ½ cup unsweetened applesauce 3...

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Zucchini-Melon Salad

2 medium zucchini 1 teaspoon salt 2 (3-inch-wide) wedges melon, seeded and rind removed 1 whole smoked chicken breast (1 lb), skinned and thinly sliced crosswise with a knife 1 (1/2-lb) piece Parmigiano-Reggiano 1/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves, cut crosswise into...

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Chocolate Beet Cake

1 1/4 C beet puree (see below) 3 eggs 1/2 C vegetable oil 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 C cocoa powder 1 1/2 C sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 1 1/2 C flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda The beet puree can be made ahead of time. Basically, cook them any way you like... boil, bake, whatever, then...

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Basmati Rice with Sweet Onions & Herbs

1 1/2 cups basmati rice 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups chopped sweet onions 2 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh tarragon Rinse rice under cold...

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Cantaloupe, Arugula, and Prosciutto Salad

Cantaloupe, Arugula, and Prosciutto Salad (Martha Stewart) 1/4 cup champagne vinegar or white-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper,...

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Chard, Ricotta, and Sweet Onion Calzones

12 ounces Swiss chard 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 sweet onion, peeled and cut into thin wedges 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Salt and pepper 1 pound purchased or home-made pizza dough, at room temperature 1 cup ricotta cheese 2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/3 cup drained...

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