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
- 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
- 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.
- Stir in beats; heat through. Gently stir in oranges; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mandarin Glazed Beets in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p29
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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."