Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Beets a l'Orange

Serve these delicious beets hot as a side dish, then refrigerate the leftovers and enjoy them cold. Either way, they're sure to please the beet lovers in the family. 

Makes 8 servings

2     1-pound cans small whole beets, undrained
1      cup orange juice
2      tablespoons cornstarch
1      tablespoon lemon juice
2      teaspoons vinegar
1      teaspoon grated fresh orange peel
⅛     teaspoon ground nutmeg
Dash salt and pepper 

Gather Ingredients.

Drain beets, reserving ½ cup liquid.

Place liquid in a medium saucepan. Add remaining ingredients except beets.

 Stir to dissolve cornstarch. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

Continue to cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add beets. Heat through. 

Serve hot or cold.

Each Serving Provides 
Calories 58
Total Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 323mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.8g
Dietary Fiber 1.5g
Protein 1.1g

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