Prep Time: approx. 15 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 45 Minutes

If you like beets, you’ll love this recipe.
For those who don’t like beets, they may just change their minds!


Photo by Natalia Fogarty on Unsplash

2 tablespoons canola oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seed
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
5 medium beets, peeled and quartered
2 tomatoes – peeled, seeded and chopped
1 1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt


1) Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour in oil and saute
onion and garlic until translucent. Mix in cumin seed and saute an
additional 2 minutes. Sprinkle in flour and saute 1 minute more.
2) Stir in beets, tomatoes, water, and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover
pan with lid, and allow to simmer 30 to 45 minutes, until beets are tender.

Nutrition at a glance

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 140
Protein 3g
Total Fat 8g
Sodium 854mg
Cholesterol –
Carbohydrates 17g
Fiber 3g