Beets in Sweet Orange Sauce (Middle East)

Total Time
5 mins
50 mins

This recipe, reportedly from the Middle East, was found on the internet!

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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut beets into fourths.
  3. In an ovenproof 3-quart saucepan, place beets, oil & broth.
  4. Cover & bake 30 to 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beets are tender, then remove from oven.
  5. Stir in orange zest, orange juice & brown sugar.
  6. Cook over medium-high heat 5 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce is reduced & beets are coated with glaze.
  7. Stir in parsley & ginger & serve.
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5 5

What a tasty and easy way to make beets! The hint of ginger was a very nice. Made as written, beets were not fork tender at 45 minutes and did roast another 20 minutes before glazing, will be making these again. Thanks for the post.

5 5

Excellent recipe! The only thing I did differently was to put the pan back into the oven in step 6 - I had the time (15 - 20 minutes) but not the burner space! Delicious & everyone loved these. Made with the last of my farmstand beets from Maine. *sniff* Made for the Aussie Swap 10/08.

5 5

I had already roasted some beets, so made the sauce and glazed the beets with it. Delicious way to eat beets. Thanks Syd! Made for the PRMR game.