Simple Harvard Beets Recipe
- 1 cup sliced fresh beets
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1. Place beets in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon cooking liquid; set beets aside.
- 2. In the same pan, combine the sugar, flour, vinegar and reserved liquid. Cook over low heat until thickened. Stir in the beets, salt and butter. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Yield: 2 servings.
1/2 cup equals 115 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.