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Best Beets Ever!


  • 3 large boiled beets (about 1 pound)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 Tbsp golden syrup (or Honey)
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • thumb-size piece of ginger
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper


1. Squeeze the oragnage to make roughly a 1/2 cup of orange juice. Peel the medium onion and slice it in half-rings, peel and grate the fresh ginger.

2. Boil the beets and peel the skin off, then slice them in half-rings, just like the onions.

3. Pour 2 tablespoons of honey into a bowl. Add the orange juice and 1 tablespoon soy sauce . Stir until the syrup has dissolved. This could take a minute or so.

4. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a stir-fry pan and sautee the onions for 5 minutes, until soft but not brown. Add the ginger and cook for an additional minute.

5. Add the beet slices and stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes.

6. Pour the orange/syrup mix in. Season with a good pinch of black pepper and salt. Strip 2 or 3 thyme sprigs andadd the leaves. Simmer the beets for 5 minutes over low heat.

Recipe adapted from Kayotic Kitchen

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