Orange Beets

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    large beets (about 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 1
    tablespoon butter
  • 1
    tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 34
    cup fresh orange juice
  • 1
    teaspoon lemon juice
  • 18
    teaspoon salt
  • 18
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1 12
    tablespoons chopped almonds, , toasted
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DIRECTIONS

  • Leaving root and 1 inch of stem on beets, trim tops and scrub with a brush.
  • Place in a large saucepan, cover with water.
  • Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 1 hour or until tender.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Drain, cool.
  • Trim off beet roots, rub off skins.
  • Cut beets into cubes to measure 3 1/2 cups.
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick frypan over medium heat.
  • Add beets, rind, and next 4 ingredients, (rind through pepper.) Bring to boil, cook until liquid is the consistency of a thin syrup (about 12 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle with almonds.
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