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Gingered Orange Beets Recipe

Gingered Orange Beets Recipe

My husband was pleasantly surprised when he tried my new twist on beets. The orange and ginger are a surprising compliment, making this particular vegetable a wonderful addition to any holiday table. —Marion Tipton, Phoenix, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 70 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds whole fresh beets (about 4 medium), trimmed and cleaned
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled, sectioned and chopped
  • 1/3 cup pecan halves, toasted


  • 1. Brush beets with 4 tablespoons oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Wrap loosely in foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 70-75 minutes or until fork-tender. Cool slightly.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, orange juice concentrate, 1 teaspoon orange peel, ginger and remaining oil; set aside.
  • 3. Peel beets and cut into wedges; place in a serving bowl. Add the orange sections and pecans. Drizzle with orange sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining orange peel. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 342 calories, 27g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein.

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Gramma Amy
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2016

"Great recipe to use beets, something I have not prepared often. I love the flavor, and the pecans add a tasty crunchy texture."

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