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Gingered Beets topped with green parsley
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5 from 7 votes

Gingered Beets

Beets cooked with fresh ginger and a touch of honey.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beets
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Kathy


  • 3 beets peeled and chopped
  • 3 slices ginger
  • 2 tablespoons honey


  • Place beets and ginger into a sauce pot. Cover beets with water. Bring to a boil and simmer until beets are soft. 
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and add honey.  Continue cooking for 10-15 minutes more until the water has reduced leaving just a small amount of liquid.
  • Remove beets from pan. Discard remaining liquid and ginger slices.
  • Drizzle with an additional teaspoon of honey before serving. (optional) 


Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.3mg