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Beets With Claret Sauce

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Ingredients
  Beets 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Liquid 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (from cooked beets)
  Claret 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Wash beets and peel if necessary. Cut beets into julienne strips.
2. Cook.
3. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Blend in flour and seasonings. Remove from heat.
4. Drain liquid from cooked beets into a measuring cup. Add enough water to make 1/4 cup liquid. Stir into butter-flour mixture.
5. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Stir in claret.
6. Add beets and cook over very low heat until beets are well coated and heated through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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