Beets a la Hollywood
8 medium-sized fresh beets
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp orange juice
1 - Wash the beets and cut off the tops; wash both the beets and the tops.
2 - Put the beets on to cook in boiling water to half cover containing the sugar and salt.
3 - Put on lid and cook until the beets are tender, about 40 minutes.
4 - In the meantime cook the beet tops tender in their own juices with
a very little salt and sugar, allow about 15 minutes.
5 - When the beetsw are tender, rinse with cold water, rub off the skins; and slice.
6 - Chop the beet tops coarse, and arrange in a serving dish.
7 - Place the beets on top; pour over the butter which should be melted
and mixed with the orange juice, and serve.