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       Title: Sliced Beet Salad
  Categories: Diabetic, Vegetables, Salads, Vegetarian, Side dishes
       Yield: 2 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Sliced canned / cooked beets        4    Whole allspice
       1    Bay leaf                            1 sm Grapefruit
       4    Whole cloves                        1 pk Equal sweetener (2 tsp)
  
   Drain the liquid from the canned beets, reserving 1/2 cup.  (Use
   water with fresh beets.)  Combine the 1/2 cup beet liquid, bay leaf,
   cloves and allspice in a small saucepan.  Heat to boiling.  Lower the
   heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
   
   Section the grapefruit.  Remove the spices from the liquid and pour
   over the beet slices and grapefruit sections.  Add the sweetener.
   Marinate for at least 1 hour before serving.  Drain off the liquid
   before serving.
   
   1/2 recipe - 86 calories, 1/2 fruit exchange, 2 vegetable exchanges 21
   grams carbohydrate, 2 grams protein, 0 fat 302 mg sodium, 380 mg
   potassium, 0 cholesterol
   
   Source:  Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman, 1986
   Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier, Nov 93
  
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