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Mandarin Glazed Beets Recipe

Mandarin Glazed Beets Recipe

Mandarin oranges and a warm glaze transform canned beets into a super side dish. Lemon juice provides a bit of tartness. If your family doesn't like the tart flavor, I suggest adding a little more sugar. —Shirley Dehler Columbus, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) sliced beets, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Add lemon juice and butter. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Stir in beats; heat through. Gently stir in oranges; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 188 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 269 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Mandarin Glazed Beets

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"No more boring beets-this is a great recipe"

Reviewed Jul. 30, 2008

"I used the beets from my garden and it still turned out terrific! One my husband said to make again...very easy prep."

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