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BeetRoot Cooking Food with Benefits

Beetroot is a vegetable of choice for those people who like great food.
Its rich taste, deep color and ease of use puts it on top of the list when it comes to preparing most enjoyable memorable meals with lots of health benefits of pure natural food. 

Cooking beets is not a very complicated process and the final product is very pleasing and satisfying in taste, appearance and nutritional content.

The many ways to use and prepare natural beetroot. Food with benefits.

There are many ways to prepare beetroots and no extensive kitchen experience is needed to create a masterpiece that is full of vitamins and easy on the eyes with the help of the red or golden beets.

Although it is hard and dense in its raw pure form beets can be eaten raw and they are wonderfully crunchy and not hard to chew. You can grate or juice them and you have an even faster and softer meal that you can have any time during the day.

Raw beets should be consumed in moderate amounts to benefit from their amazing health food qualities.
Cooked beets are also an awesome and wholesome food with many health benefits for people of all ages.

Beets should not be cooked for a long time as longer cooking time decreases its vitamin content and does not add any improvements to their already great taste.
Quickly cooked beets are the best ingredient in many appetizers or salads for you to enjoy.

You don’t need to peel your beets before cooking them, their outer skin is thin and soft when cooked and it contains good health food properties as well.
You may wish to peel and discard the beet skin if you like after cooking them, it’s a matter of choice, in this case you don’t even need a vegetable peeler or a knife as it's very fast and easy to do just by hands due to the softness of the cooked beetroot.

There are several ways to cook beets, every method has its beneficial qualities and all of them are simple and rather fast.

Ways to cook beets:
  1. Boiling
  2. Steaming
  3. Baking
  4. Grilling
  5. Frying
  6. Roasting

Types of meals to prepare using beets as the main ingredient:
  1. Grated beets
  2. Beet salad
  3. Beet soup called borscht
  4. Smoothies
  5. Sandwiches
  6. Juices
  7. Veggie  burger
  8. Pancakes
  9. Cakes
  10. Muffins
  11. Pizza
  12. Stuffed buns
  13. Snacks
  14. Appetizers

Ways to use raw beets:
  1. Raw beet salad
  2. Raw beet snack
  3. Grated beets
  4. Juicing
  5. Cultured beets

To boil or steam beets you only need a minimal amount of time enough for the beets to get softer and lose their crunchiness. This can take less than 10 minutes for small or cut beets. The longer you cook your beets the more decrease you get in the vitamin content. So you may not want to overcook your beets.

The water from boiling or steaming beets does not need to be discarded, it contains good beneficial qualities that were obtained from the process of cooking the beetroot in it and you can just drink it as is or reserve it for making soup or add it to you smoothies.

Watch the videos here for more ideas and help to prepare your wonderful delicious healthy meals and dishes using pure natural fresh colorful beetroot!

Which way of preparing beets do you like best?
What is your favorite kind of meal that uses beets?

1 comment:

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