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Microwave Cooked Orange Beets

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Ingredients
  Fresh beets/Canned beets - 1 no 1 Pound, sliced, drained + 1/2 cup can liquid
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Corn starch 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Mandarin orange 1 Can (10 oz), segmented, drained
Directions

MAKING
1) Slice the beet into 1/4-inch thick slices.
2) To the reserved beet juice add in enough water to make 1/2 cup of liquid.
3) Into a 1 1/2-quart casserole, add in brown sugar and cornstarch. Mix well before adding in the orange juice, orange peel, 1/2 cup liquid and pepper.
4) Microwave the mixture on HIGH for about 4 minutes till it becomes thick. Mix twice in between the cooking time.
5) Add in the beets.
6) Microwave for 2 1/2 minutes on HIGH. Stir once.
7) Carefully, add in the segmented oranges. Mix gently.

SERVING
8) Serve the Orange Beets as a side to rice, vegetables or meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Beet
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
7 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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