Beets with Onion and Cumin

Beets simmered with garlic, onion and cumin seed.


4 servings


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


Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour in oil and sauté onion and garlic until translucent. Mix in cumin seed and sauté an additional 2 minutes. Sprinkle in flour and sauté 1 minute more.

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.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 139, Total Fat: 7.5 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 852 mg, Total Carbs: 16.7 g, Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g, Protein: 2.9 g

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