Beets in Sweet Orange Sauce

Beets in Sweet Orange Sauce

Fresh beets are first steamed and then glazed, for a flavor-rich, low-calorie veggie side dish.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:08

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

(about

8
medium beets (2 pounds)
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
2/3
cup orange juice
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup plus 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon chopped crystallized ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  1. Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water in Dutch oven (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place beets in steamer basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Steam 45 to 50 minutes (add boiling water during steaming if necessary) or until tender; drain.
  2. Place beets back in Dutch oven (without steamer basket). Stir in orange peel, orange juice and brown sugar. Cook uncovered over medium-high heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce is reduced and beets are glazed. Stir in parsley and ginger.
Makes 8 (about 1/2 cup each)servings
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Did You Know...
Crystallized—or candied—ginger is fresh gingerroot that has been boiled in a sugar syrup. Besides being a great ingredient, candied ginger is a tasty as-is snack.
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Beets can also be steamed in an electric vegetable steamer. Just follow the timing guidelines given in the owner’s manual.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 60 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2 g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.