Harvard Beets

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Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

Hands down, this is definitely my favourite way to eat beets. I tweaked this a bit to suit my tastes, but here is the basic recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE BEETS:

2 c
raw beets
water, 3/4 inch deep in the sauce pan

FOR THE SAUCE:

2 tsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
beet juice or water
2 Tbsp
vinegar
2 Tbsp
butter

How to Make Harvard Beets

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel the raw beets. Dice.
  • 2Cook in a covered saucepan until tender, about 18-29 minutes depending on the size of dice.
  • 3In a bowl, mix the cornstarch and sugar.
  • 4Add the beet juice, or water slowly into the cornstarch/sugar mixture until you get a smooth paste.
  • 5Cook this over low heat until slightly thickened.
  • 6Add the vinegar and butter.
  • 7Stir into the beet mixture.
  • 8Enjoy!

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About Harvard Beets

Course/Dish: Vegetables