creamy beets

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Patty Jablonowski
from Philadelphia, PA

This was a favorite of my husband's family. I believe it is a Polish recipe. Use caution when working with beets as beet juice will stain almost anything.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For creamy beets

  • 1 bunch
    red beets
  • 3 Tbsp
    vinegar (i prefer apple cider flavored)
  • 3 Tbsp
    granulated sugar (to taste)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    sour cream (may use low fat, not fat free)

How To Make creamy beets

  • 1
    Peel beets. Shred using the coarse side of a box grater, or the shredding disk of a food processor.
  • 2
    Put beets in a sauce pan. Add water to just reach the top of the beets. Simmer until beets are tender and liquid is almost all gone (should take 20 - 25 minutes). Add salt, pepper, vinegar and sugar. Cook 2-3 minutes to dissolve sugar. Add sour cream. Allow mixture to warm-up, but do not boil as sour cream will break.
  • 3
    Taste and adjust seasonings. May serve hot, at room temperature, or slightly chilled. Keeps for 2-3 days in the refrigerator

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