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|Serves||Preparation Time||Cooking Time|
|2 People||5 Minutes||15 Minutes|
- 1 fresh medium beet
Wash and then peel the beet.
Cut off the tops and then cut the beets into small chunks.
Place chunks into a steamer pan with just enough water visible through the steamer basket. You can even pressure cook them till 2-3 whistles.
Steam until tender.
Discard any left over water as nitrates may seep into the cooking water.
Place into a blender or a food processor and begin pureeing.
Add water as necessary to achieve a smooth, thin consistency.
Serving Size 1/2 cup slices (85 g)
|Calories||37||Calories from Fat||1|
|Total Fat||0.2 g 0%||Saturated Fat||0 g 0%|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||0.1 g||Monounsaturated Fat||0 g|
|Cholesterol||0 mg 0%||Sodium||242 mg 10%|
|Potassium||259.25 mg 7%||Carbohydrates||8.5 g 3%|
|Dietary Fiber||1.7 g 7%||Sugars||6.8 g|
|Protein||1.4 g||Vitamin A||1%|
*Based on a 2000 calorie diet.