Ruby Sauced Beets

Ruby Sauced Beets Recipe

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Lynette !


This is one of those recipes that always seemed to find it's way to the table at Holiday dinners.....probably because of the red color. All the kids would avoid it like crazy, but once they tried it.....thought it was delicious!


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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/3 c
    cranberry juice cocktail
  • 3 can(s)
    sliced beets, drained (16 ounce cans)
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange rind, grated
  • ·
    orange slices, to garnish

How to Make Ruby Sauced Beets


  1. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a large saucepan; stir well.
  2. Stir in the cranberry juice cocktail; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  3. Gently stir in the beets and the orange rind. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer; uncovered, 10 minutes. Remove to a serving bowl. Garnish, if desired, with orange slices.

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About Ruby Sauced Beets

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #beets

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