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Pineapple Beets

 Pineapple Beets
This is a special way to dress up beets. Paired with pineapple, they have a slightly sweet taste that has even people who don't usually like beets taking second helpings. -Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup pineapple tidbits with juice
  • 1 can (16 ounces) sliced beets, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch and salt; add
  • pineapple and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thick,
  • about 2 minutes.
  • Add the beets, butter and lemon juice; cook over medium heat for 5
  • minutes, stirring occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 124 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 400 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.