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Harvard Beets ala Alcona


· 3 cups sliced raw beets or 2 cans (16 ounces each) sliced beets

· 1/2 cup sugar

· 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

· 1/2 cup white vinegar

· 1/2 teaspoon salt

· 2 tablespoons butter


· In a saucepan, place raw beets and enough water to cover. Cook until tender, about 15-20 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup liquid. (If using canned beets, drain and reserve 1/4 cup juice.)

· In another saucepan, combine sugar, flour, vinegar and reserved beet juice. Cook over low heat until thickened. Stir in beets, salt and butter. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 99 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.