Beet Slaw with Tangerines and Yogurt

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Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Protein 2 g
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Sodium 208 mg
Cholesterol 0.9 mg


3 large beets (1 lb. total), trimmed
Zest from 2 tangerines
1/4 cup fresh tangerine juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup Greek yogurt


1. Put beets in a microwave-safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and microwave on high until tender when pierced, about 10 minutes; or use leftover cooked beets.

2. Slip off peels under cold running water, then shred beets into a medium bowl. Add zest, tangerine juice, garlic, salt, pepper, and yogurt; stir to combine. Serve with tangerine segments over salad greens, or alongside roasted chicken or lamb.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.


December 2008
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