How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Wash and trim beets. Cut the top off the head of garlic, leave whole.
  • In a double layer of foil, wrap the beets and garlic.
  • Bake at least 45 minutes.
  • Meanwhile hard cook the eggs. Shell and coarsely dice.
  • Peel the beets, coarsely dice. (wear gloves recommended) chill.
  • Squeeze the garlic into the mayonnaise,
  • Add salt/pepper, sugar and lemon juice.
  • Stir the dressing into the beets and sliced onions. It will turn delightfully pink.
  • Line platter or shallow bowl with a soft tender lettuce.
  • Pile the beets on top and scatter with the yellow and white eggs.
  • A staple dish on the Easter table. It is pretty.

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    " It was excellent "
    krumkake ate it and said...
    Oh yes - what great come I never think of this anymore? Printed your post so I WILL remember - this is so, so good!
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    " It was excellent "
    mamalou ate it and said...
    love them beets!
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