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Shredded Beets with Balsamic

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  • A food processor makes quick work of a trio of sides: shredded beets with balsamic, from left, shredded parsnips with walnuts and shredded spicy carrots.

      A food processor makes quick work of a trio of sides: shredded beets with balsamic, from left, shredded parsnips with walnuts and shredded spicy carrots.
    Associated Press

 

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 pound beets, peeled and grated using the small grating disk of a food processor

Kosher salt

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

cup dried cherries

In a large skillet over medium, heat the oil. Add the beets and a pinch of salt and cook, covered, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Stir in the vinegar and cherries, then cook, covered, until tender, about 2 minutes more.

Serves four.

Nutrition values per serving: 180 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated), 25 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 17 g sugar, 3 g protein, 0 cholesterol, 210 mg sodium.

Sara Moulton for The Associated Press

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