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SIDE DISH

RUSSIAN BEETS, Russian

Ingredients
  • 2 or 3 large fresh beets
  • Salt
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • 3 or 4 tbsp. sour cream
  • Small piece butter
Preparation Instructions

Peel and shred beets or slice very thin and cut into pieces about ½ inch long and 1/8 inch wide, put in saucepan and cook about 5 minutes, or until done, in just enough water to cover beets. Thicken beets with a mixture of water and about 1 teaspoon of flour. Add salt, sugar and lemon juice to taste. Add a small lump of butter. Heat thoroughly. Add 3 or 5 tbsp. of sour cream and serve hot.

Contributed by Mrs. Tekla Albov, 1950

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