Butter Steamed Beets
|Beets||12 Small (New)|
|Grated lemon rind/Grated orange / lime rind||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
Wash the beets and cut off stem and root end.
Shred on a medium shredder.
Melt the butter in a medium-size saucepan or skillet.
Add water, lemon rind and beets.
Heat until bubbly, then cover and steam-cook gently for 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender.
Uncover and stir once during cooking.
If moisture evaporates, add 2 or 3 tea spoons additional water.
Season with salt, pepper.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 851 Calories from Fat 339
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 39 g59.4%
Saturated Fat 23.4 g117.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%
Sodium 1356.9 mg56.5%
Total Carbohydrates 117 g39.1%
Dietary Fiber 34.4 g137.6%
Sugars 82.9 g
Protein 20 g40.3%
Vitamin A 30.6% Vitamin C 101.4%
Calcium 20.8% Iron 54.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet