Boiled Beets with Tarragon Butter

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Fresh dill or mint may be substituted for tarragon. Recipe from Oct 3, 2008.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 12 medium beets
  • 3 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 2 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh tarragon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. 1. Trim all but 2" of stalks off the beets. Put beets into a medium pot, cover with water, and boil until soft, 45–60 minutes. Drain, pull off stalks, slip off skins, and halve.

  2. 2. Put beets, butter, and tarragon into a skillet; heat over medium heat until warmed through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
December 2013

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