(Family Features) Need some new ideas to jazz up side dishes? Try beets in a sensational coleslaw, a delightfully different addition to the traditional holiday spread.
Using jarred pickled beets saves time during this busy season - the peeling and pickling are done for you. Aunt Nellie's beets are picked at their perfect ripeness, so they retain their farm fresh flavor and high antioxidant profile.
Combine the flavorful beets with a colorful combo of red cabbage, watercress, dried cranberries, red onion and a refreshing hint of mint. These beets offer a tangy-sweet contrast to the peppery and slightly bitter watercress, while the dried cranberries add another level of flavor and texture. Finish the dish with a splash of prepared raspberry vinaigrette and a sprinkle of feta cheese. This slaw will deliciously complement entrées like turkey or pork.
Sliced pickled beets make a delicious, easy accompaniment to meals year-round, a good reason to keep them on hand. For additional recipes for soup, baked goods and salads made with pickled beets, visit www.auntnellies.com.