Grandma's Sweet and Sour Beets

Kathie Carr


These can also be called Harvard Beets. My Welch-Irish Grandma loved root vegetables, including beets. This recipe is tasty and simple.


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1/2 c
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
6 medium
beets, cooked and sliced in 1/4 inch thick rounds
you can substitute 2 (16 ounce each) cans of beets, drained, for the fresh beets in this recipe

How to Make Grandma's Sweet and Sour Beets


  • 1In a saucepan, over high heat, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, and vinegar. Mix well and bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.

    Reduce heat and stir in butter. When butter is melted stir in beets. Cook until beets are heated through.

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Course/Dish: Vegetables

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