Pan Toasted Beets with Walnuts, Sweet Onions and Blue Cheese

PAN TOASTED W/ WALNUTS, SWEET ONIONS & BLUE CHEESE
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18 medium beets, trimmed (about 4 lbs)
¼ cup finely chopped walnuts
1 cup coarsely chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 Tbs balsamic vinegar
¼ cup crumbled blue cheese

1. Place beets in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes or until crisp tender. Drain; rinse under cold water. Let cool. Rub off skins; cut into wedges.

2. Place walnuts in a nonstick skillet; cook over medium-high heat 4 minutes or until toasted, stirring frequently. Remove from skillet; set aside.

3. Coat skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add beets; sauté 15 minutes. Combine sugar and vinegar; add to skillet, and cook 2 minutes or until beets are glazed. Spoon into a bowl; sprinkle with toasted walnuts and blue cheese.

Servings: 8
Serving Size: 1 cup

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Calories 151
Calories from Fat 32
Total Fat 3.75g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 2.5mg
Sodium 197g
Potassium 682mg
Carbohydrates 27g
Dietary Fiber 5.5g
Sugar 20g
Net Carbs 21.5g
Protein 4.5g

WW POINTS: 4

Recipe Source: Weight Watchers -In Season

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