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Orange Flavored Harvard Beets

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  Canned diced beets 1 Pound, or sliced (1 Can)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Drain beets, reserving liquid.
Pour beet liquid into a 1-cup measure and add enough water to make 1 cup of liquid.
Combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, pepper, and vinegar in a 1-quart casserole or bowl.
Stir in beet liquid.
Microwave, uncovered, for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes, on high stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens and is clear.
Add beets and stir lightly.
Cook, covered, for about 3 minutes, on high or until beets are piping hot.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 447 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.49 g0.75%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g0.38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1068.5 mg44.5%

Total Carbohydrates 107 g35.8%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24.1%

Sugars 79.6 g

Protein 4 g8.5%

Vitamin A 4.5% Vitamin C 73.2%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 18.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Flavored Harvard Beets Recipe