W D's Orange Sauced Beets Recipe

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W D'S Orange Sauced Beets

deb baldwin


Will Dodge...."If one aint skeert of artificial sweeteners, granulated Splenda can be substituted for the sugar. That's what I use but then I drinks whiskey too, so I guess you could say I'm not too health conscious."

★★★★★ 1 vote
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
fresh beets
1/4 c
orange juice
1/4 c
2 Tbsp
vinegar (white or cider)
1 tsp
orange zest
1 Tbsp
butter (generous)


1Scrub beets and trim the stems down to 1 inch.
Place in boiling water and boil for up to 60 minutes or until tender when pierced all the way through with a sharp knife.
Drain and plunge into cold water until cooled.
Rub beets between your hands to remove the husk. Chop into bite sized cubes.
2In a sauce pan, whish together the remaining ingredients except butter.
Heat over medium heat until sauce comes to a boil and thickens.
Turn down heat a swirl in butter.
Add beets to sauce and cook until well coated and hot.

"This also works well for carrots. I haven't tried it with any other vegies."

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American