Balsamic Beets with Toasted Pecans

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  • prep 5 min    cook 10min
  • serves 4

Healthy Cooking Tip

Beets boost energy like no other vegetable, because they are so high in natural sugars.


  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 3 medium beets, steamed, peeled, and sliced or 1 jar (15 ounces) sliced beets, drained

    How to make it  15 minutes

  • 1

    In medium nonstick skillet over medium heat, toast pecans, stirring often, until browned, about 4 minutes. Transfer to plate.

  • 2

    In same skillet over medium-low heat, cook vinegar, sugar, and butter. Add beets.

  • 3

    Cook, stirring often, until beets are heated through and all liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Top with pecans. Serve at once.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 86
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 140mg
  • Carbs: 8g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fiber: 2g

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