Hot Spicy Shredded Beets Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Beets2 Pound, trimmed, peeled and coarsely grated
 Grated onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dry red wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon1⁄2 , juiced
 Cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 858 Calories from Fat 339

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.6%

Saturated Fat 23.7 g118.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg

Sodium 1697.3 mg70.7%

Total Carbohydrates 107 g35.8%

Dietary Fiber 29.3 g117.3%

Sugars 66.5 g

Protein 17 g33.3%

Vitamin A 28.8% Vitamin C 123.2%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 44.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan, melt the butter over a low flame
2. Add the onion and sauté till soft but not browned.
3. Add the beets and sauté with onion.
4. Add all liquid ingredients and spices and stir well
5. Cover the pan and simmer for 25-30 minutes until beets are tender, stirring occasionally

6. Serve the beets alone with your main course our use in salads or as a topping for rolls.