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“Fried Beets-n-onions, what a classic! It's hard to improve on simplicity. Makes an amazing side-dish for any meal. Try this and you will fall in love with beets like we have. Try to use fresh beets from your market or garden.”

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  1. Preferably bring fresh beets in from garden. [Side-note; beets are so easy to grow--for most of the country, plant beet seeds in a row about 1/2" deep in April or May. By August start harvesting delicious beets! You may need to thin your rows once to about 1 beet every 3" or so].
  2. Clean off, cut off greens (save for salad) wash and scrub if needed, rinse.
  3. boil beets til fork tender [fork wil slip in easily] approx 20 minutes.
  4. rinse in cold water, skins will peel/slip off. Trim tops and bottoms, let cool.
  5. Cube beets into 1" cubes.
  6. Chop a medium to large onion in equal size to the beets and heat butter in a frying pan.
  7. Fry onions for a few minutes then add beets and fry for a few more minutes.
  8. sprinkle with kosher or sea salt and grind of black pepper. feel free to get creative with this one!
  9. Enjoy with any meal. My wife and I love frying small new potatoes in coconut oil the morning and when potatoes are soft, add beets and onions from the night before stir and fry together for a few minutes. serve with a fried egg and good toast. Awesome breakfast too.

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