Beets With Zest

Beets With Zest

8 medium beets

1 tablespoon olive oil

1-1/2 teaspoond red wine vinegar

salt and pepper to taste

1/4 cup sour cream

zest of one orange, minced

Set oven at 400° F.

Place washed and trimmed beets on sheet of aluminum foil. Fold and seal tightly. Bake for 2 hours. Test beets with a knife. They should be tender, but firm.

Cool slightly and peel. Slice into 1/4 inch rounds and place in bowl.

Blend oil, vinegar, pour over beets. Toss. Add salt and pepper.

Put beets on plate. Mix sour cream with zest. Place a dollop of mixture atop the beets.

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