Honey Lemon Beets

Honey Lemon Beets 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Honey Lemon Beets 150

Vibrant both in colour and flavour, this dish turns the humble beet into delicious upscale fare.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 small beets (about 2 lb/1 kg)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

In large pot of boiling salted water, cover and cook beets for about 40 minutes or until tender. Drain and let cool slightly; slip off skins. Cut in half; cut into wedges.

Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat; cook onion, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes or until tender. Stir in honey, lemon juice, nutmeg, salt and pepper.

Add beets; cook, stirring to coat, for 5 minutes or until glazed.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 6 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 205 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 98.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 19 g

%RDI

  • Iron 7.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 43.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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