Beets with Cherry Sauce

Charkhlis Chogi

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 3

    • Difficulty


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By Darra Goldstein

Published 1999

  • About

These wonderful beets are simultaneously sweet and tangy. In Georgia, cornelian cherries are used, but our tart domestic cherries provide similar savor. Chogi is usually eaten warm or at room temperature, but I like it best as a refreshing salad, lightly chilled.


  • 1 pound beets
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon <


Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Scrub the beets but do not peel. Bake until tender, 1 to 11/2 hours. Meanwhile, sauté the