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Quick Harvard Beets

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

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.
Quick Harvard Beets Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, place raw beets and enough water to cover. Cook until tender, 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.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 133 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 280mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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