Beets With Orange and Ginger

Beets With Orange and Ginger


"Science says beets' anti-cancer chemicals inhibit skin, lung and liver tumors in mice. Beets also may help the heart by lowering artery-damaging homocysteine. You can use canned beets, but freshly cooked ones retain more nutrients."


servings 148 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 66 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Scrub beets, leaving on root and 1 inch of stem. Place beets in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 45 to 60 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Remove skins and cut beets into wedges. In a saucepan, combine remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; simmer until thickened. Add beets and toss.


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  1. 8 Ratings


This was a delightful surprise. I'm the one in the house who normally can't stand beets, so I picked this on a whim. Imagine my shock to find myself absolutely loving a beet dish for the first...

I liked the taste of fresh cooked beets. A nice change from the usual tinned variety. However did not like the ginger in this at all. It didn't work well with the beets. It made them too spicy /...

This was pretty good. I used dried pineapple instead of the candied ginger based on another reviewer's complaint about the spiciness of the ginger. The pineapple worked well. The recipe mostl...

We loved this recipe for beets, it is a refreshing taste then the norm,thanks for sharing. I would proudly serve this to my dinner guests,

Was very Good dish eat it was hot let chili then enjoy the dish

I thought I did not like beets in any recipe. This one is good and my husband liked it too.