Pic of Beetroot with orange sauce

Beetroot with orange sauce

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Beetroot with orange sauce

Side Serves 4 25 min
The sharpness of the orange zest and vinegar cuts through the inherent sweetness of the beets. This could be eaten with duck or salmon, or on it's own as a lovely vegetarian starter.


  • 225g brown sugar
  • 150ml malt vinegar
  • 25g cornflour
  • 3 oranges, zested and juiced
  • cooked beetroot


Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 150°C/Gas Mark 2. Mix the sugar with the vinegar in a saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Step 2

    Mix the cornflour with some of the orange juice, put the rest of the orange juice in a pan with the rind. Simmer for 5 minutes, stir in the cornflour mixture and cook until thickened.
  • Step 3

    Pour over the beetroot and warm in the oven for 5 minutes.

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