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roasted beets with
orange sauce

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About the Recipe

this colorful side dish comes alive with orange flavor


1� lb small beets, leaves trimmed,

peeled and cut into four chunks

1 tsp olive oil

1 orange, rinsed (for peel

and juice)

� tsp anise seeds (optional)


1 Preheat oven to 450 �F. Cover a baking sheet with

aluminum foil for easy cleanup.

2 In a medium bowl, toss the beets with the olive oil

until well coated.

3 Spread beets on baking sheet in a single layer.

4 Bake 30�40 minutes. When done, beets should be

easily pierced with a sharp knife.

5 While beets bake, grate the zest from the orange.

Place in a small bowl. Cut the orange in half.

Squeeze the juice (about � cup) into the bowl with

the orange zest. (Use a large spoon to press the

inside of the orange to extract more juice.) Add

anise seeds (optional). Set aside.

6 When the beets are tender, return them to the

tossing bowl. Pour the juice mixture over the beets.

Mix well to coat, and serve.

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