Beetroot and Mandarins

Beetroot and Mandarins


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About this recipe: This is a super-easy side dish. There is no prep required and it's cooked in the microwave. Caster sugar, apple cider vinegar, mixed spice and cornflour are heated in a microwave until thick, then stirred with beetroot and mandarin oranges.


Serves: 4 - 6

  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 275g vacuum packed beetroots, sliced
  • 1 1/4 (295g) tins mandarin oranges, drained

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Whisk together sugar, vinegar, mixed spice and cornflour in a large, microwave safe bowl until combined.
  2. Cook in microwave on High until the mixture is boiling and has thickened, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes. Stir the beetroot and mandarin oranges into the thickened sauce. Allow the beetroot to reheat in the sauce, do not microwave further or the mandarin oranges will come apart. Serve either warm or cold.

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