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Beets with Onion and Cumin

Submitted by: Karen
If you like beets, you'll love this recipe. For those who don't like beets, you may just change your mind!  
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 servings
Calories 194 kcal


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


  • 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.
  • 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.


Calories: 194kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 4gFat: 7gSodium: 756mgPotassium: 791mgFiber: 7gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 70IUVitamin C: 15.1mgCalcium: 58mgIron: 2.5mg
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