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Lemony Beets Recipe
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This is a sure fire way to get people who say they don't like beets to enjoy them.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 can (15 ounces) whole beets, drained and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 87 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 580 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in butter. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemony Beets in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p254

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