Harvard Beets

These beets have a mild sweet and sour flavor.


  • 15- oz can of beets, sliced, drained with juice reserved
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2-3 Tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons butter


  • Drain the beets and save 1/4 cup of the liquid. Slice the beets if they're not already sliced.
  • In a small saucepan, heat the beet juice, sugar, cornstarch and vinegar, stirring until smooth. Add the sliced beets and warm through, then stir in the butter.