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Sweet Beets

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Ingredients
  Beets 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange marmalade 2 Tablespoon (or ginger marmalade)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash the beets gently, leaving skins intact.
2) Remove their leaves.

MAKING
3) In a large saucepan, place the beets.
4) Cover with cold water and boil.
5) Lower the heat; cover the pan and simmer, 45 minutes, or until beets are tender.
6) Drain beets.
7) Cover them again with cold water; slip off skins.
8) Cut beets into 1/2-inch cubes; set aside.
9) In medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt; mix well.
10) Add vinegar.
11) Over medium heat, boil, stirring constantly.
12) By this time mixture will be thickened and translucent.
13) Add marmalade and butter; heat, stirring, until butter melts.
14) Add beets; cook, over low heat, stirring occasionally, until beets are heated through, about 10 minutes.

SERVING
15) Serve the heated sweet beets as relish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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