Harvard Beets

Harvard Beets

Harvard Beets


Makes 4 servings


2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
Dash black pepper
Dash ground allspice
1 can (16 ounces) sliced beets, drained and 1/3 cup liquid reserved
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon orange juice


  1. Combine cornstarch, salt, if desired, orange peel, pepper and allspice in 1-quart microwavable casserole. Stir in reserved 1/3 cup beet liquid, vinegar and orange juice.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 1-3/4 to 2-1/2 minutes or until thickened, stirring after each minute. Add beets. Microwave on HIGH 2 to 4 minutes or until beets are thoroughly heated. Garnish as desired.

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