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    Pickled Beets

    A recipe to accompany the main course

    • 3-4 medium beets
    • Mustard seed
    • Water
    • White wine vinegar
    • Olive oil
    • White wine vinegar
    • Put whole beets into a saucepan and cover with water.
    • Add mustard seed.
    • Cook until the beets can be pricked easily with a sherp point
    • Drain and slice the beets into jars.
    • Add mustard seed to each jar.
    • In a pot, mix vinegar with water. Heat and then pour over the sliced beets. Seal the pots
    • Serve in oil and vinegar dressing.
    • Alternatively, cook the beets as above and slice them into a bowl. Add olive oil and vinegar. Stir well. Chill and serve. Use only tender beets.
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