Orange Kissed Beets

Although the recipe called for canned beets, I had the real thing, so I roasted the beets and sliced them and replaced the canned variety. This is an easy recipe and it cooked quickly. It makes a flavorful side dish and I served it with chicken, green beans and a salad. That made for a very nice dinner.


1/3 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons light brown sugar

1 tablespoon oil

1/2 teaspoon cornstarch

1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon pepper

3 beets roasted and sliced

2 tablespoons golden raisins


In a saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir orange juice, brown sugar, oil, cornstarch, ginger, salt and pepper until thick.

Add the cooked beets and raisins; heat through.  Yield: 2 servings.

Eat and Enjoy.

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  1. I sometimes hesitate with fresh beets because they are so messy, but I've learned to use rubber gloves and it helps. I think fresh beets taste best. I love the flavors with the ginger and orange juice and raising. Looks delicious.

  2. Naturally sweet, delicious and healthy!

  3. Canned yuck. Only organic fresh here, or none.

  4. Your orange kissed beets sound really good...what a lovely side dish.

    Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  5. We just love beets and your recipe for Orange Kissed Beets looks wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  6. My introduction to beets as a child were canned. I never really like d them until trying the fresh version! Ginger and orange is something I never would have thought to add to beets, but I can see how it would work beautifully.


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