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Glazed Whole Beets

This recipe came from my mother and was always a favorite holiday side dish when I was growing up. The glaze is such a wonderfully quick and easy way to dress up canned beets.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) whole beets
  • 5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar


  • Drain beets, reserving 2/3 cup juice. In a large skillet, combine sugar, flour and salt. Stir in vinegar and reserved beets juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add beets; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 40 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 236mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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