Tangy Citrus Balsamic-Glazed Beets with a Hint of Orange

This recipe for orange-kissed balsamic-glazed beets is a versatile side dish that can be served for a weeknight dinner or added to a holiday table. The beets are roasted whole to retain their moisture and then glazed with a mixture of balsamic vinegar, sugar, and orange juice. The dish is topped with orange zest for added brightness. Different varieties of beets can be used, along with flavored balsamic vinegars and other citrus zest. The beets can be served with proteins like chicken or salmon, as well as grains like quinoa or couscous. They can also be presented on a bed of leafy greens for an elegant touch.