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Beets in Dill Sauce

Prep time
30 mins
Side dishes | Vegetables
Special Diets
Vegan | Vegetarian
Food Allergies
Dairy-free | Gluten-free

From Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Leina, M.S., R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.,


These sweet and sour beets are delicious hot or cold. Serve them as a side dish or add them to a green salad.


4 csliced beets
2 Tlemon juice
1 Tstone-ground mustard
1 Tcider vinegar
1 Tapple juice concentrate
1 tdried dill weed (or 1 t. fresh dill, chopped)


Wash and peel beets, then slice into ¼ inch rounds. Steam over boiling water until tender when pierced with a fork, about 20 minutes.

Mix lemon juice, mustard, vinegar, apple juice concentrate and dill in a serving bowl. Add beets and toss to mix. Serve immediately, or chill before serving.