Recipes

Beets in Orange Sauce

Serves 4

* 4 large beets, trimmed
* 1 cup orange juice
* 2 tablespoons sugar
* 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter
* 1 tablespoon minced orange peel (orange part only)
* 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar

Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap 2 beets together in foil. Repeat with remaining beets. Place on baking sheet. Bake until tender, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Cool. Peel beets. Cut each into 8 wedges.

Combine beets and remaining ingredients in medium non-aluminum saucepan. Simmer over medium heat until sauce is syrupy, stirring often, about 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

(Can be made 1 day ahead. Chill. Re-warm over low heat, stirring often.) Serve hot.