Feta Beets and Pistachios

Do you like BEETS?  I know they are supposed to be really good for you and well, I just cringed whenever someone posted a recipe about BEETS.  But then, the last time I went to Whole Foods, there they were, doing a little sampling of these little guys, and of course, I got sucked in.

Yes, they still had that “dirt” taste, or as my boss said “taste of the earth” (whatever!) … but with the sweet chili seasoning, they were way more tolerable than just plain ole beets 😉

Here’s what you need to make this little side dish … 
Package of Love Beets (I liked the Sweet & Fire ones)
1/2 package of feta cheese crumbles (next time around will be goat cheese just for kicks)
1/2 to 3/4 cup of pistachios (shelled)
Chop up the beets into smallish pieces. I figure the smaller the pieces, the better you can mix all 3 ingredients … 
Toss everything in a bowl and combine everything. Put a lid on the package and stick in the fridge for 30 minutes or so … 
Serve up and be surprised that beets are pretty tasty after all!

I’m still not a “fan” of beets, so to speak, but after a quick survey in the office, 4 of the 6 people LOVE beets and gave me tips on how to prepare from raw form, whereas me and the young’en in the office were like “ehhh…not so sure” … BUT I will say, THIS combination did have me eating them, pretty easily.

So yes, I will continue to try beets in different forms, they’ve been said to have great inflammation properties, lots of fiber, so yeah, I am going to really continue to try these and acquire a better taste!

FYI … last time at Costco, they had a 3 pack of the plain ones on sale and I picked up a carton … I’ve already pawned off ONE package and am working on the 2nd package now with this recipe again …

What about YOU? Beets? Yes or No?  And if yes, how do you serve them?

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2 thoughts on “Feta Beets and Pistachios

  1. What a good sounding recipe, I love all the ingredients and can't wait to try your Feta Beets and Pistachios. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!Cheers,Kathy Shea MorminoThe Chicken Chickhttp://www.The-Chicken-Chick.com


  2. This looks so good! I’m drooling right now. Pinned and tweeted. We appreciate you being a part of our party. Please stop by on Monday at 7 pm. Happy Sunday! Lou Lou Girls


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