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.
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.
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