At Farmbox Co, we know that many of our customers are passionate about cooking with fresh ingredients and are always looking for new and exciting ways to use them. That's why we've put together this blog post, specifically for our beet-loving customers!
So whether you're a seasoned chef or just starting out in the kitchen, we hope these ideas will inspire you to try something new and exciting with this versatile ingredient.
Roasted Beetroot Salad: Roast beets until tender and serve with mixed greens, crumbled goat cheese, and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.
Beetroot Chips: Thinly sliced beets baked until crispy and seasoned with sea salt and black pepper for a healthy snack.
Beetroot and Cabbage Slaw: Shredded beets, carrots and cabbage mixed with a yogurt-dill dressing for a fresh and crunchy side dish.
Beetroot Latkes: grated beets, potatoes, and onions mixed with eggs and flour, then fried until golden brown.
Beetroot Pesto Pasta: Blend roasted beetroot, basil, garlic, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese in a food processor. Toss with cooked pasta and serve.
Beetroot Hummus: Blend cooked beets with chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil for a vibrant and healthy dip.
Beetroot Relish: This relish is made with roasted beetroot, onion, apple, sugar, vinegar, and spices. It's a tangy and sweet condiment that goes well with grilled meats or as a sandwich topping.
Classic Pickled Beetroot: This recipe uses vinegar, sugar, and spices to create a tangy and slightly sweet pickle. To make it, you'll need beetroots, white vinegar, sugar, salt, cloves, and bay leaves. Simply boil the beetroot until tender, slice them, and pack them into jars with the vinegar, sugar, salt, and spices. Allow the jars to sit for a few days before enjoying the pickled beetroot as a side dish or on sandwiches.
Beetroot, Carrot, and Ginger Juice: This juice combines the sweetness of carrots with the spiciness of ginger and the earthy flavor of beets. Simply blend together 2 medium beets, 4 medium carrots, and 1 small piece of ginger.
Beetroot and chocolate cake: Add grated beetroot to a classic chocolate cake recipe for a moist and rich dessert.
At Farmbox Co. we are committed to providing our customers with the freshest and healthiest produce available. We believe that eating well doesn't have to be complicated or expensive, and we hope that our recipes and tips have helped you discover new ways to incorporate seasonal and healthy veggies into your diet.
You can find beetroot in the Seasonal Veggies Box this week, as well as our add-on range as a 500g pack. If you haven't ordered your produce yet make sure to place your order via our Shop. before 8PM Tuesday for a super fresh Thursday delivery.
Whether you're a seasoned home cook or a beginner in the kitchen, we're here to support you on your journey to healthy and delicious eating. Thank you for choosing Farmbox Co, and we look forward to serving you again soon.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.