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Recipes - Beets, Harvard Style

Ingredients:

6 – 8 medium beets
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup orange juice

Directions:

  1. Cook beets, covered in boiling water for 35 – 50 minutes. Cool slightly, rub off skins and slice.
  2. Combine sugar and corn starch.
  3. In a small pot, melt 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Add the sugar and corn starch mixture, and 1/2 cup orange juice. Mix well. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir often.
  4. Pour over beets. Mix and serve.

Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving(s) (153g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 160

Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value

Total Fat 4.1g

6%

Saturated Fat 2.5g

12%

Trans Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 10.2mg

3%

Sodium 112.9mg

5%

Total Carbohydrate 30.6g

10%

Dietary Fiber 3.1g

12%

Sugars 25.9g

Protein 1g.9

Vitamin A 4%

Calcium 2%

Vitamin C 26%

Iron 5%

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Cooperative Extension: Food & Health
5741 Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5741
Phone: 207.581.3188, 800.287.0274 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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