Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 whole fresh beets

  2. 1/4 cup sugar

  3. 2 teaspoons cornstarch Dash pepper

  4. 1 cup orange juice

  5. 1 medium navel orange, halved and sliced, optional

  6. 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Place beets in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 25-30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool slightly. Peel and slice; place in a serving bowl and keep warm. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and pepper; stir in orange juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in orange slices if desired and peel. Pour over beets. Yield: 8 servings. Editor's Note: A 15-ounce can of sliced beets may be substituted for the fresh beets. Drain the canned beets and omit the first step of the recipe.


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