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Orange-Kissed Beets

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

A great side dish, Orange-Kissed Beets come from Bonnie Baumgardner of Sylva, North Carolina. "This is an original recipe I developed a few years ago," Bonnie explains. "It's one of my husband Ralph's favorites."


  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (8-1/4 ounces) sliced beets, drained
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins
  • Strips of orange zest


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir orange juice, brown sugar, butter, cornstarch, ginger, salt and pepper until thick. Add the beets and raisins; heat through. Garnish with orange zest.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 187 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 439mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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