Mandarin Glazed Beets

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 7 mins

Quick and colorful!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch.
  2. Add the lemon juice and butter.
  3. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Stir in the beets; heats through.
  5. Gently stir in the oranges (Gently! Or the oranges will turn red!); heat through.


Most Helpful

Ginny, I'm giving your recipe 4 **** because I really enjoyed the flavor. As I was cooking the sauce, I tasted some and thought, "MMMMM, that's good!!!!" I loved having the mandarin sections in there too! I even halved the recipe because I only had one can of beets (but I did stick with one whole can of oranges.)Unfortunately, I couldn't change the opinion of my family on beets, but let it be known, that I thought there were yummy and I'd make them again! :)

SilentCricket September 12, 2002

Ginny - these are wonderful! I made them especially for my mom (she LOVES beets) for our Thanksgiving dinner. The orange sections are a nice touch and the lemon juice adds just enough zing. I served them cold, but they were just as good when I "taste-tested" them while they were still warm. I thawed & used a package of beets I had frozen from our garden this summer, & also added some freshly grated orange zest, which added to the flavor as well as the presentation. Excellent recipe - thanks for posting, & I will make these again. -M :-)

Mary Scheffert December 01, 2003

Quick and easy. Delicious and wonderful! Great for Thanksgiving feast!

pamela t. November 26, 2010

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