Orange Beets With Spice

Recipe: Orange Beets With Spice


  • 2 pound beets, young, small
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice, ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon orange, rind, grated
  • 1/4 cup sugar, brown
  • 2/3 cup orange, juice
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 chives, fresh, minced


  1. Cut off beet tops and wash beets well. Simmer beets, covered, in enough water to cover for 45-60 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain and cover with cold water; trim off tops and roots and remove skin. Slice 1/4 inch thick and set aside. In medium saucepan, combine cornstarch, salt, allspice, pepper, orange rind, and brown sugar.
  3. Gradually add orange juice, stir until smooth. Add butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens.
  4. Add beets and heat through. Place in individual serving dishes and sprinkle with chives.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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