Honeyed Beets

Beets have more sugar than any other vegetable but are still low in calories at only 60 per cup.


Makes 4 servings


1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 cans (8 ounces each) sliced beets, drained
Salt (optional)
Black pepper (optional)


  1. Combine apple juice, vinegar, honey and cornstarch in large nonstick saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until simmering. Stir in beets; season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired. Simmer 3 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe (without salt and pepper seasonings)
Calories 63
Calories from Fat 2 %
Total Fat <1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 1 g
Sodium 312 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1/2
Vegetable 1-1/2

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