Wayne County Homemaker Recipe – Beets in Orange Sauce by Mollie Koontz


1 (1 lb.) can beets

1 Tbsp. cornstarch

¾ tsp. salt

1 Tbsp. sugar

¼ c. orange juice

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

½ tsp. grated orange peel

1 Tbsp. butter

Drain beets, reserve liquid.  Pour liquid into a measuring cup and add enough water to make ½ cup liquid.  Combine cornstarch, salt, sugar, and orange juice in a 1-quart bowl.  Stir in beet juice liquid.  Cook for about 3 minutes, until the mixture, comes to a boil.  Add lemon juice, orange peel, and butter.  Stir to melt butter.  Add beets.  Cook for about 3 minutes or until beets is hot.

By:  Mollie Koontz – Silver Thimbles Homemaker Club

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