Beets

Orange-Glazed Beets

Orange-glazed beets

A citrus glaze is a great way to enhance the natural flavor of beets. This is a great way to use beets when they’re plentiful at the farm market or from your home garden. They’re great in the winter, too. Serve this simple preparation warm or at room temperature.  more→

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Heart-Beet Rosti

Beet bunch

Shredded beets and potato are molded into a heart-shape for Valentines Day and baked until tender on the inside and crisp on the outside. more→

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Sweet and Tangy Beet Salad with Beet Greens

Beet salad with beet greens

Here’s a good way to combine beets with their nourishing greens. Both are lightly cooked and dressed in a sweet and tangy dressing. more→

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Mixed Greens Salad with Beets and Walnuts

Fresh carrots and beets

Marinated beets are an appetizing addition to this simple salad of mixed green and carrots. Walnuts add a nice flavor. If time is of the essence, I’ve included a shortcut of using pickled beets from a jar, but the homemade kind are best!  more→

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Hot Beet and Potato Borscht

Hot beet borscht recipe

Though beet borscht is generally eaten cold, the addition of potatoes creates a more robust version for fall or winter. Unless you are fond of grating, doing so in a food processor makes the job much easier. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. more→

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