Winter Beets

recipe
For a festive look, spoon beets over a bed of gourmet mixed greens.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup water
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 (15-ounce) cans sliced beets, drained

Preparation

Combine sugar and flour in a heavy saucepan; whisk in vinegar and 1/4 cup water. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in salt and butter.

Stir beets into sugar mixture, and cook over low heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring often. Serve immediately. Or let cool, and spoon beet mixture into an airtight container; chill 8 hours.