AZ Health Zone/ Dinner

Sweet and Sour Beets

Sweet and Sour Beets

AZ Health Zone
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Peeler
  • Oven
  • Baking dish
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Stirring Spoon


  • Ingredients
  • 1 bunch beets with greens
  • 2 Granny Smith apples
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • Directions
  • Wash hands with soap and warm water. Wash fresh fruits and vegetables before preparing.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Peel and trim the beets and apples, cut into 1/2-inch slices and place in a baking dish.
  • Set the greens aside.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice over the beet/apple combination and mix nutmeg and salt throughout.
  • Top with the brown sugar.
  • Cover lightly with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the foil, stir, and bake uncovered for 15 minutes more or until tender.
  • Trim the stems from the beet greens.
  • Stack the leaves on top of each other and cut into strips.
  • Steam 3 minutes or until tender.
  • Mix with the cooked beets, add salt, and serve.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)
Calories, 128; Carbohydrate, 32 g; Protein, 2 g; Total Fat, 0 g; Saturated Fat, 0 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 0 mg; Fiber, 6 g; Total Sugars, 24 g; Sodium, 398 mg; Calcium 32 mg; Folate, 140 mcg; Iron, 1 mg; Percent of Calories from Fat, 0%.
Makes 4 serving
Keyword Apples, Beets

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