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Beets

Other names: british: beetroot

Beets are a root vegetable with both the root portion and the leaves being used for food. Beets can be boiled, steamed or roasted or pickled or used in soups such as borscht. The young tender greens can be steamed, boiled or sauteed.
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Substitute for beets

Substitute canned for fresh. For an alternate vegetable try carrots

Equivalents

1 lb   =   2 cups cooked sliced or diced or 10 medium (2") whole
8oz can = 1 cup sliced

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#11081)
Serving Size
1 cup slices (170 grams)
Calories
75
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
131mg
Potassium
519mg
Total Carbohydrates
17g
  Dietary Fiber
3g
  Sugars
14g
Protein
3g
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