Harvard Beets

1
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:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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

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

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About Harvard Beets

Course/Dish: Vegetables



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