Baby Beets in Sour Cream Recipe

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Baby Beets in Sour Cream Recipe

Traditionally used in Russian cuisine, beets are an excellent source of vitamins C and A as well as fiber and antioxidants. Naturally sweet, beets are a great way to get kids their nutrients.

How To Make Baby Beets in Sour Cream

This baby beets in sour cream is a delectable side dish with rich flavors of sweet beets along with the kick of horseradish then rounded out with the tang of sour cream and lemon.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 45 mins


  • 36 small beets

Sour Cream Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. prepared horseradish
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • parsley , minced, or watercress for garnish


  1. Prepare beets for cooking.
  2. In medium saucepan in 1 inch water, cook beets until tender, about 20-25 minutes.
  3. Drain and run under cold water and remove skins.
  4. Cut into wedges or leave whole if very small.
  5. Serve cooked beets with sour cream sauce.
  6. Garnish with parsley or watercress.
  7. To make sauce, mix all ingredients well in small bowl.
  8. Serve over beets as directed above.


  • Sugar: 17g
  • :
  • Calcium: 62mg
  • Calories: 144kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 827mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 370mg
  • Vitamin A: 201IU
  • Vitamin C: 13mg
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