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Juicy Orange Beets Recipe
|Orange juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Pinch|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 870 Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g5.7%
Saturated Fat 0.69 g3.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1171.7 mg48.8%
Total Carbohydrates 198 g66%
Dietary Fiber 50.1 g200.2%
Sugars 141.1 g
Protein 27 g54.6%
Vitamin A 29.2% Vitamin C 464.4%
Calcium 39.2% Iron 69.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Then cut off the tops, leav ing 2" of the stems.
Place the beets in a large saucepan and add water to cover.
Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat.
Simmer about 35 minutes or until the beets are tender.
Meanwhile, peel and section the oranges; set aside.
In a small saucepan, bring the orange juice to a boil.
Stir together the 2 tablespoons water and cornstarch until dissolved.
Using a wire whisk, slowly stir into the boiling orange juice.
Reduce the heat to medium-low.
Cook and stir until the mixture thickens and begins to gently boil.
Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
Gently stir in the oranges and nutmeg.
Heat through and keep warm until ready to serve.
Drain the beets.
Holding the hot beets with a fork, use a sharp knife to remove the skin.
Slice the beets and arrange on individual serving dishes.
Pour the orange mixture over the beets and arrange the oranges on top.