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Harvard Beets Recipe
You’ll certainly appreciate this quick-to-fix and pretty side dish.
Be sure to bring the sauce to a boil to make a thick and shiny glaze.
1 can (16 ounces) sliced beets
¼ cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
Drain beets, reserving 2 tablespoons juice; set beets and juice aside.
In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch.
Add vinegar, orange juice and reserved beet juice; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until thickened.
Serving Size about 4-6.
Easy Pickled Beets Recipe
Everyone enjoys pickled beets at family reunions or other occasions.
This recipe allows you to make even larger quantities by doubling or tripling as needed.
1 tablespoon mixed pickling spices
2 cups vinegar
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
4 cans (16 ounces each) sliced beets
Place pickling spices in a cheesecloth bag. In a large saucepan, combine vinegar, sugar, cinnamon and salt; add the spice bag.
Bring to a boil.
Drain the beets, reserving ¾ cup juice.
Stir beets and reserved juice into saucepan. Pour into a 1-1/2-qt. glass container.
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Remove spice bag before serving.
Serving Size about 18-20
Spiced Baked Beets Recipe
When your garden is overflowing with beets, prepare this hearty dish loaded with root vegetables.
It will make delicious use of your abundant harvest.
4 cups shredded peeled raw beets (4 to 5 medium)
1 medium onion, shredded
1 medium potato, peeled and shredded
3 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon salt
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon celery seed
1/8 to ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
In a large bowl, combine beets, onion and potato; set aside.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, oil water, vinegar and seasonings.
Pour over vegetables; toss to coat. Pour into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish.
Cover and bake at 350◦ for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Uncover and bake 15-25 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
Serving Size about 8-10