recipe & image via About.com
1 lb sliced beets
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup sour cream
1 small seedless cucumber, peeled and quartered
1 hard-cooked egg, peeled and quartered
1 tablespoon chives
Salt to taste
1. Place beets in bowl of a food processor and whirl until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and puree until velvety. Adjust seasonings. Chill.
2. Garnish with a cucumber slice and chives, if desired.