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Chinese Beets

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Rating: 5/5
1 review

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 53251
cook method: stovetop

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3 cans (12-16 ounce size) sliced beets
1 cup sugar
1 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
24 whole cloves
3 tablespoons ketchup
3 tablespoons cooking oil (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 dash salt
1 1/2 cup beet juice, from drained beets


Drain beets, saving beet liquid. Place the beets in a medium saucepan along with the reserved liquid and the rest of the ingredients.

Mix well, then cook over medium heat for 3 minutes or until the mixture thickens. Let it cool, then store in the refrigerator.

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Jacquelyn, Alabama USA


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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I had this dish at a women's luncheon and have made it many times since. It is delicious. A good recipe for those who have never been brave enough to try eating beets.

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