|Canned whole beets||16 Ounce|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||5 Tablespoon|
|Egg||1 , well beaten|
Drain contents of can of beets, reserving liquid in a 1-quart measuring cup. Put beets through food mill (or finely chop beets in an electric blender,adding about 1/2 cup of the reserved liquid to the blender container). Add beet pulp to liquid in measuring cup and add water to make 1 quart.
2. Heat beet-water mixture, sugar, salt, and lemon juice to boiling in a saucepan, stirring occasionally.
3. Remove from heat and gradually add 3/4 cup of the hot mixture to beaten egg, stirring constantly; stir into beet mixture in saucepan. Return to heat; cook, stirring, until simmering