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Simple Orange-Glazed Beets

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.


4 servings

In our house, we prefer our beautiful red beets served simply—with a touch of butter and a hint of orange from a marmalade glaze. —Mary Beth Jung, Hendersonville, North Carolina
Simple Orange-Glazed Beets Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound small fresh beets (about 4)
  • 1/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Dash salt


  1. Scrub beets and trim tops to 1 in. Place in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 25-30 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly.
  2. Peel and cut beets into 1/4-in. slices. In same pan, combine marmalade, butter and salt; cook and stir over medium-low heat until blended. Add beets; heat through, stirring to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 141 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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