Red and Yellow Beets with Orange Honey

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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6 oranges

1/4 cup honey

Kosher salt

6 red baby beets, peeled, with 1 inch of the tops left on

6 yellow baby beets, peeled, with 1 inch of the tops left on


  1. Zest oranges and place zest in a medium pot. Peel oranges and divide into segments.
  2. In a medium saucepan, add 4 cups of water, the oranges, and the honey. Bring the mixture to a boil. Remove from the heat and crush the orange mixture with a wooden spoon. Strain into the pan with the orange zest. Add salt, to taste, and keep the mixture warm over low heat.
  3. Add the beets a pot of boiling water. Cook until just tender, about 10 minutes. Remove the beets from the pot, place on a serving dish, and drizzle with the orange honey water.
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