Beets In Orange Sauce Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Fresh beets2 Pound
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Fresh orange juice2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Grated orange rind2 Teaspoon
 Margarine1 Teaspoon (acceptable)
 Orange1 , peeled and divided into sections (for garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 710 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.1%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1198.3 mg49.9%

Total Carbohydrates 158 g52.6%

Dietary Fiber 30.7 g122.9%

Sugars 105.8 g

Protein 16 g32.5%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 256%

Calcium 23.4% Iron 43%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook beets until tender.
Drain, peel and slice.
To prepare sauce, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
Slowly add orange juice and orange rind, stirring until smooth.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened, 5 to 8 minutes.
Add margarine and stir until melted.
Pour sauce over warm beets, garnish with orange sections and serve.