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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 can (15.25-ounce) cut beets, drained (reserve liquid)
2/3 cup reserved beet liquid
ΒΌ cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 packets artificial sweetener


  1. Drain beets and reserve 2/3 cup of beet liquid.
  2. Mix beet liquid, vinegar and cornstarch in saucepan. Stir to dissolve cornstarch.
  3. Heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  4. Add beets and artificial sweetener. Heat through.

Note: If you don`t have 2/3 cup beet liquid, add enough water to equal 2/3 cup.

Total time: 20 minutes
Preparation time:
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 12 Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
Exchange free
Carbohydrate Units 0

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