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Baked Orange Beets

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Ingredients
  Beets 1 Pound, washed, trimmed, peeled and thinly sliced
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 1 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Orange marmalade 2 Tablespoon, sweetened with fruit juice
  Fruit juice sweetened orange marmalade 2 Tablespoon
  Orange slices 3 , for garnishing
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350°F before baking.

MAKING
2) In a steamer, steam or boil beets for 30 to 45 minutes (or more if required) till they become soft.
3) In a small skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of water and sauté onion in it until onion becomes tender.
4) In a shallow baking dish, spread beets in a layer and top with onion.
5) In a small bowl, mix together honey, orange juice concentrate, nutmeg, orange juice, lemon juice and orange marmalade, stirring to dissolve honey and orange juice concentrate.
6) Spoon this mixture evenly over beets and bake, covered for 15 minutes in preheated oven.

SERVING
7) Garnish with a few fresh orange slices and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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