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Beet-Apple Mash

  • Servings: 9
Beet-Apple Mash

Photography: William Brinson

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2012


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 large beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 2 cups water
  • Pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add beets, apples, and salt. Cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until partially tender, about 16 minutes. Uncover, and cook until liquid has mostly evaporated, about 4 minutes. Add water, cover, and simmer over medium-high heat until completely tender and water has mostly evaporated, 20 to 25 minutes. Mash with a potato masher. Season with pepper.

Reviews (1)

  • Sherrin Evans 17 Oct, 2012

    Question: Does't this need more liquid for the first cooking part?

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