Rating: 4 stars
10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

Science says beets' anti-cancer chemicals inhibit skin, lung and liver tumors in mice. Beets also may help the heart by lowering artery-damaging homocysteine. You can use canned beets, but freshly cooked ones retain more nutrients.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Scrub beets, leaving on root and 1 inch of stem. Place beets in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 45 to 60 minutes or until tender. Drain.

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  • Remove skins and cut beets into wedges. In a saucepan, combine remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; simmer until thickened. Add beets and toss.

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Nutrition Facts

148 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 20.8g; fat 6.8g; sodium 66.4mg. Full Nutrition
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