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grandma's sweet and sour beets

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

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

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min

Ingredients For grandma's sweet and sour beets

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 6 md
    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

  • 1
    In 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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