Recipe By: Jessica K. Black, N.D.
This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)
Beets are so sweet that they really need no seasonings. But if you want to experiment with some new flavors, try this recipe.
What you'll need
- 3 med beets, peeled and steamed until tender, but still slightly crunchy
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 tsp. honey (optional)
- 1 pinch sea salt and pepper to taste
- Step 1
Steam beets and set aside to cool slightly.
- Step 2
Mix lemon juice and honey together over low heat in a 2-quart saucepan until well blended.
- Step 3
Turn off heat, slice beets, and add them to the pan. Mix gently.
- Step 4
Add sea salt and pepper to taste, and serve immediately.
- Step 5
If you are omitting the honey, just slice the cooked beets, sprinkle with lemon juice, sea salt, and pepper, and serve.
- Step 6
SUBSTITUTIONS: Use a dash of nutmeg or a bit of ginger instead of the honey to add flavor but no sugar.