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Quick Harvard Beets Recipe

Quick Harvard Beets Recipe

We grow beets in our own garden, and they're so good in this recipe. They have such a nice flavor and are very pretty when served.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 3 cups sliced raw beets or 2 cans (16 ounces each) sliced beets
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • 1. In a saucepan, place raw beets and enough water to cover. Cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. (If using canned beets, drain and reserve 1/4 cup juice.)
  • 2. In another saucepan, combine sugar, flour, vinegar and reserved beet juice. Cook over low heat until thickened. Stir in beets, salt and butter. Simmer for 10 minutes. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 99 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.