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Beetroot

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by Aethalides, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. Aethalides

    Aethalides Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    HI

    I am going to get free vegs. My first bag this Thursday will have beetroot in it.

    I don't really like beetroot because of tastes too earthy

    ANy recipe ideas that can make me like beetroot?

    Thank you
     
  2. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    I like beetroot roasted with some garlic. Not sure if that will make you like them, though.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Borscht is one of many recipes you can make with beetroot.
     
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  4. Aethalides

    Aethalides Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Roasted garlic sounds nice. Beetroot... not so much. How do I get rid of the earthy taste. I'm hoping that taste is real and not just some weird mind glitch of mine
     
  5. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    With lots of garlic the earthy taste is disguised. It is the earthy taste that I like about beetroot, though. I like it pickled, too, which we use as a garnish for casseroles and stews.
    If you don’t like the stuff, don’t eat it. Can you gift it to someone?
     
  6. Aethalides

    Aethalides Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No I'm socially isolated. Parents live 800+ miles away. I'm all by myself... all alone. I live alone, I work from home, alone, I study from home alone...

    My only company are my two cats Vanille, and Saffron



     
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    miahara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Roast in oil and add a dash of balsamic vinegar - takes beetroot to an entirely new level. Also if you don't remove all the skin it adds an extra chewy texture.
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have to agree with everyone, beetroot crisps aren't bad or roasted :)
    if you like, pickled beetroot?
    beetroot juice mixed in with other veggies?

    I also agree that beetroot tastes and smells earthy :(
    Your cats are sooooooo cute!
     
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  9. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Moderator
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    I had forgotten about beetroot crisps. Sliced thinly, salted, and dried in a warm oven.
     
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  10. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooo stop, you're making me drool just reading your post :hilarious:
     
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  11. endocrinegremlin

    endocrinegremlin Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    http://jackmonroe.com/ << this chef is a weeeee bit in love with fresh beetroot though it may give up some ideas that make you blink twice :D
     
  12. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    There are recipes for beetroot and chocolate cake, might even be LC version here somewhere
     
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