Marinated beets

An ideal accompaniment for our mini meat pies, stuffed turkey breast and pâté recipes, these sweet-and-sour beets are boiled in a mixture of coffee, so they incorporate a hint of its rich aroma, woodsy notes and seasonal spices in their very flesh. The tarragon and shallot add an amazing fresh contrast.

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PREPARATION

  1. Place beets, coffee, and ¼ cup of vinegar in a saucepan. Add salt. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook over medium-low heat for 50 to 60 minutes until beets are tender when pierced with a fork. 
  2. Let cool for 10 minutes, then remove skin by rubbing under cold water.
  3. Cut beets into quarters and combine in a bowl with French shallot, ¼ cup of vinegar, and olive oil and/or tarragon. Add salt and pepper.

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