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Best Beets

 Best Beets
I enjoy preparing this recipe because it gives me a chance to use the tender, fresh beets from our garden. It's so good, and very colorful!
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/3 cup water or beet liquid
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 cups cooked, sliced beets
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper

Directions

  • In saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Add vinegar and water
  • or beet juice; bring to a boil. Add all remaining ingredients;
  • reduce heat to simmer. Heat through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 142 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.