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Beets in Orange Sauce

To ensure your family eats their veggies, why not top your beets with an irresistible orange glaze!


  • 8 whole fresh beets

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

  • Dash pepper

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 1 medium navel orange, halved and sliced, optional

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest


  • 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 zest. Pour over beets.

Total Time: 50min (Inactive time: 35min) Yield: 8

Creation by: Taste of Home

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