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Dutch Beets Recipe

You can give a rosy complexion to most any meal by adding these sure-to-be- relished roots. "Even people who typically shy away from beets will polish these off. They're quick to make, too, since they start with convenient canned beets."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (13-1/4 ounces each) sliced beets
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Drain beets, reserving 1 cup liquid (discard remaining liquid); set beets aside. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add the reserved beet liquid. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and beets; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 107 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 728 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.