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Sweet and Sour Beetroot Beets

Ingredients
  Soft brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 5 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornflour 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Cooked beetroot 1 Pound, peeled and coarsely diced
  Finely chopped spring onions 1 Tablespoon (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a pan, place the sugar, orange juice, vinegar and cornflour.
2) Heat to boil, stirring constantly, over low heat until smooth.
3) Simmer for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

MAKING
4) Blend in the butter and season to taste.
5) Add beetroot into the vinegar mixture and heat through without boiling.
6) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Place the cooled beetroot mixture in plastic container.
7) Seal, label and freeze the container.

SERVING
8) Serve hot garnished with spring onions.
9) If using the frozen beetroot mixture, thaw at room temperature for 2 to 3 hours.
10) In a saucepan, reheat gently over the stove, stirring occasionally.
11) Serve as mentioned in step 8.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Occasion: 
Halloween
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 111 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.7%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.6 mg2.5%

Sodium 211.9 mg8.8%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.1%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 0.7% Iron 1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet And Sour Beetroot Beets Recipe