Beets With Garlic Walnut Sauce Recipe

click to rate
0 votes | 717 views
Servings: 4


Cost per serving $2.36 view details
  • 8 med beets trimmed, and greens reserved
  • 7 Tbsp. water - (to 8)
  • 1 lrg russet potato peeled, and cut into 1 1/2" pcs
  • 1/2 c. walnuts toasted, cooled
  • 1/2 c. fresh breadcrumbs (made from crustless French bread)
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 5 x garlic cloves
  • 1/4 c. extra-virgin extra virgin olive oil plus
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin extra virgin olive oil Salt to taste Freshly-grnd black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. liquid removed capers


  1. Cook beets in large pot of boiling salted water till tender when pierced with skewer, about 30 min. Drain. Cold slightly. Peel and cut beets into 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick slices; set aside.
  2. Combine beet greens and 3 Tbsp. water in large skillet. Cover and cook over medium-high heat till greens are wilted, about 1 minute; set aside.
  3. Cook potato in small saucepan of boiling salted water till tender, about 15 min. Drain. Return to saucepan and mash.
  4. Blend walnuts, breadcrumbs, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, garlic, and 2 Tbsp. water in processor till smooth. Transfer to bowl. Fold in 1/2 c. mashed potato, 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil, and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. If thick, thin sauce with 2 to 3 Tbsp. water.
  5. Spoon sauce onto center of platter; drizzle with 2 Tbsp. oil. Surround with beet greens and beet slices; drizzle with vinegar. Sprinkle with capers.
  6. This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.


Add the recipe to which day?
« Today - Nov 25 »
Today - Nov 25
Nov 26 - Dec 02
December 3 - 9
December 10 - 16
Please select a day
or Cancel
Loading... Adding to Planner


Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 288g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 346  
Calories from Fat 164 47%
Total Fat 18.82g 24%
Saturated Fat 2.49g 10%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 319mg 13%
Potassium 829mg 24%
Total Carbs 40.09g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5.6g 19%
Sugars 9.33g 6%
Protein 6.9g 11%
How good does this recipe look to you?
Click to rate it:

Link to Recipe

Embed Recipe 400px wide (preview)

Embed Recipe 300px wide (preview)


Leave a review or comment