Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Great Veggie Recipes - Spicy Buttered Beets

I love beets and finding a great beet recipe is sometimes hard to do. This Spicy Buttered Beets recipe was my grandmother's and one which I often make for my own family.

One way to make sure you're getting well-rounded nutrition is to eat a rainbow of colors. This colorful root vegetables contains powerful nutrients which can protect you from birth defects and certain cancers, especially colon cancer. Beets also help fight inflammation in the body.

Ingredients for Spicy Buttered Beets

1/4 c sugar
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger
6 to 8 medium beets, cooked, peeled and diced
1/4 c butter or margarine


Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon and ginger and mix well.

Sprinkle over diced beets and toss evenly to coat.

Place beets in greased, 1/2 qt baking dish and dot with butter.

Bake in 350 oven for 20 minutes or until beets are heated all the way through.

Makes 6 Servings.

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