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Glazed Whole Beets

 Glazed Whole Beets
This recipe came from my mother and was always a favorite holiday side dish when I was growing up. The glaze is such a wonderfully quick and easy way to dress up canned beets.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) whole beets
  • 5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar


  • Drain beets, reserving 2/3 cup juice. In a large skillet, combine
  • sugar, flour and salt. Stir in vinegar and reserved beets juice
  • until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Add beets; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes
  • or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 40 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 236 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.