Organic Ginger Glazed Carrots & Golden Beets

This Organic Ginger Glazed Carrots and Golden Beets recipe makes a colorful and healthy side dish! Comes together easily too.

Ginger Glazed Carrots & Golden Beets
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Recipe type: Side Dish
 

Ingredients
  • 1 bunch carrots, greens cut off 1” above root top
  • 1 bunch whole golden beets, greens cut off 1” above root top
  • 1 bottle/can of gingerale
  • 1 whole star anise pod (optional)
  • Zest & juice from 1 lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Chives for garnish

Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil & boil whole beets for about 20-25 minutes, until just tender.
  2. Add whole carrots & boil another 10 minutes or so.
  3. Drain.
  4. Meanwhile, bring the ginger ale & the star anise to a boil in a skillet large enough to hold all the beets & carrots.
  5. Boil rapidly until reduced by about half (watch carefully to prevent scorching).
  6. Slip skins off beets, trim tail & stem & cut into 6-8 wedges/beet.
  7. Cut bigger carrots in half lengthwise.
  8. Add to pan of reduced gingerale & stir gently until liquid is syrupy.
  9. Add lemon juice/zest, butter, salt, & pepper & continue to stir for another minute or so.
  10. Remove from heat & serve with chives as garnish.

[i]This recipe was created by Dani Lind of [url:2]Rooted Spoon Culinary[/url][/i]

 

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