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Beets with Onion and Cumin

Beets with Onion and Cumin

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
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If you like beets, you'll love this recipe. For those who don't like beets, they may just change their minds.

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  • Calories:
  • 139 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 849 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour in oil and saute onion and garlic until translucent. Mix in cumin seed and saute an additional 2 minutes. Sprinkle in flour and saute 1 minute more.
  2. Stir in beets, tomatoes, water, and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover pan with lid, and allow to simmer 30 to 45 minutes, until beets are tender.
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Reviews

REINALDOK
24

REINALDOK

9/7/2003

Karen - this is a real winner - Beets have always been ugh food in our house. Everyone loved this one. Only change was that we used olive oil. There were NO leftovers.

WBKEZW
22

WBKEZW

7/13/2003

Interesting combination of flavors. I'd never have imagined that cumin would go so well with beets. Toasted the cumin in a dry saucepan to intensify the flavor. Did not bother to skin or seed the tomatoes, and it didn't seem to matter, as they dissolved into the sauce--unlike the accomanying picture that shows the tomatoes as a visible ingredient.

CANDIEB
13

CANDIEB

1/4/2005

I love beets. Seriously. I know that makes me weird, but that's okay. My husband doesn't like them, I usually just boil and season. So I go on a quest to find something that he might like... he said they were "okay" but my 4 year old ate two large helpings! We didn't have tomatoes so I substituted tomato sauce and I didn't have cumin seeds so I used the stuff in the jar. Overall, I think it was good, I think it would've been better with fresh tomatoes, but it was a keeper. I put some of the sauce over my oregano chicken I made that same night and it was devine!

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