Love the sweet and earthy flavor of beets? Need a splash of red to brighten a dish? Want to tap into beets’ wealth of health benefits?
We’ve got you covered. Beet season is here, and there are plenty of ways to prepare this vibrant vegetable.
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Beets come in red, yellow, and candy cane hues, so whether you roast, boil, juice, or sauté them, they work to add flare and flavor to your meal. Beets are also sold cooked and ready-to-eat at many grocery stores, so preparing a dish with beets can be quick. Get started with our collection of hand-picked recipes.
With their luscious earthy flavor, beets might not be a typical smoothie ingredient. This recipe balances the beets with strawberries, ginger, and cinnamon to produce a vibrant breakfast treat.
This recipe fuses beets with Swiss chard and Bucheron cheese, along with white wine. Sauté them to create a beet dish sure to appeal to those with a savory craving.
Beets for dessert? Yes, please! This simple six-ingredient recipe incorporates beets, avocados, cocoa, coconut milk, maple syrup, and cinnamon to create a rich and delightful spin on chocolate pudding.
Your new favorite dip has arrived to the party! In this tasty blend, beets combine with blanched almonds and ginger to create a bright and creamy dip. Enjoy with pita crisps or fresh veggies.
There are many ways to add beets to salad: raw and shredded, roasted and sliced, or juiced in dressing, among others. This recipe pairs roasted beets with avocado, basil, tomatoes, and hard-boiled eggs for a fresh take on a Caprese salad. It’s perfect for brunch or when you just want to treat yourself.
This recipe takes extra time if you want to sprout your own wild rice, but the results are crunchy and tasty. Add in raw Chioggia beets for candy striped flare, garnish with sprouts or mint flowers, and top with a gingery dressing.
This simple five-ingredient salad is a flavorful choice when you’re craving beets. Use cooked, ready-to-eat beets from the grocery store if you want a quick and easy meal. In this wholesome recipe, quinoa offers fiber and protein content.
Blend toasted walnuts, roasted beets, garlic, and parmesan cheese to create this fuchsia pink pesto. It’s perfect on pasta and delicious spread cold on fresh bread. Want an all-veggie meal? Try it over a vegetable, such as spiralized zucchini.
If you’re throwing a party or just feeling fancy, serve up beets in distinctive, eye-catching towers by stacking slices of beet with goat cheese. This recipe infuses parsley and sage into the goat cheese, but you can also use other herbs such as thyme or chives.
Show off the colors of both red and yellow beets with this vegan salad. The roasted beets are colorful, and the creamy lemon Dijon vinaigrette gives a tart burst of citrus goodness.
Here’s the raw deal: Making delicious raw food can take time, but the reward is worth the hours. This visually stunning vegan recipe involves whipping up a savory pine nut “cheese” to layer between finely sliced heart-shaped beets.
If you’re looking to serve beets in a hurry, this quick recipe is your answer. Shred beets in a food processor so that they cook up quickly in pan, along with shallots and garlic. This pretty side dish is a great addition to a holiday spread, too.
Beef curry? I think you mean beet. This recipe combines cumin, garlic, onion, mustard oil, turmeric, garam masala, and other healthful ingredients — perfect with raita or over a bowl of rice!