Harvard Beets Recipe

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Harvard Beets Recipe Description

This is a basic recipe for cooking beets. If you like beets, chances are you’ve eaten this Harvard beets recipe many times before. It is the most popular beet recipe. And now you can make it with your fresh grown beets.

Yield: 6 servings

Did You Know? Beet juice is used to treat hangovers. They contain nutritional benefits that eliminate toxins from alcohol.

Harvard Beets Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 cups beets, sliced and cooked
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  • 3 tablespoons corn starch

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 1/2 cups beet liquid (from cooking beets)

  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Recipe Directions

  1. Mix cornstarch, sugar, and salt.

  2. Blend in beet liquid, vinegar, and butter.

  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly.

  4. Add beets to the sauce.

  5. Let stand 10 minutes, to blend flavors.

  6. Re-heat and serve hot.

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