4 beets, about 1 lb
1 Tbsp butter
salt and pepper to taste
lemon juice or vinegar to taste
2 Tbsp chopped parsley, tarragon, dill or other herb
Grate the beets into coarse shreds. Melt the butter in a skillet, add the beets, and toos them with 1/2 salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/4 cup water, then cover the pan and cook over medium heat until the beets are tender. Remove the lid, and raise the heat to boil off any excess water. Taste for salt, season with a little lemon juice. Taste for salt, season with a little lemon juice or vinegar and toss with the herb.