9 Favourite Beetroot Recipes - Sweet and Savoury

  • 01 of 08

    9 Favourite Beetroot Recipes - Sweet and Savoury

    Photo © Elaine Lemm

    Beetroot is not only delicious with its soft delicate flavour, it is incredibly versatile in the kitchen. You can find beetroot in many dishes, from soups and starters through to cakes, puddings and drinks.

    Beetroot is also incredibly nutritious as it helps to boost stamina, it make muscles work and can reduce blood pressure. There are many other facts about beetroot, including so funny ones.

    11 Fun Facts About Beetroot

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  • 02 of 08

    How to Roast Beetroots

    Roast Beetroots. Elaine Lemm

    My favourite way to cook beetroot is to roast it in the oven. Roasting intensifies the flavour and colour which only makes it even more delicious.

    Roast beetroot can be used in any of the recipes below. Roat beetroot keeps for up to a week if covered and stored in the refrigerator but does not freeze.

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  • 03 of 08

    Beetroot and Chocolate Cake Recipe

    Beetroot and Chocolate Cake. Getty

    What an amazing combination, beetroot and chocolate, brought together in a delicious, mouthwateringly, scrumptious cake. Serve this as

    an afternoon tea treat or with a dollop of creme fraiche or clotted cream for pudding. Yum.

     Beetroot and Chocolate Cake Recipe

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  • 04 of 08

    Beetroot Stained Salmon Recipe

    Beetroot Stained Salmon. Getty

    This pretty and delightful way of serving of smoked salmon stained a lovely colour from marinating with beetroot is based on a recipe by Xanthe Clay for Lovebeetroot.co.uk . It is very very easy to do but you do need to allow time for the marinating.

    • Beetroot Stained Salmon Recipe

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  • 05 of 08

    Beetroot Soup with Goats Cheese Croutons

    Beetroot Soup. Love Beetroot

    Here we have a fabulous combination of beetroot partnered up with goats cheese and brought together in a soup. You can use cooked beetroot or roast it in the oven for an even more intense flavour.


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    • 06 of 08

      Golden Beetroot Pasta Recipe

      Golden Beetroot. Night and Day Images - Getty

      Not all beets have to be purple, they come in many colours and one which is really lovely is the golden yellow beetroot. This summery vegetable is fabulous with pasta and fresh herbs as in this recipe.

      You can use traditional beetroot in this recipe but it will turn the pasta and everything else pink which can look rather pretty.

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    • 07 of 08

      Lamb and Beetroot Curry Recipe

      Christian Barnett
      Photo © Christian Barnett

      Do Peeaza Chukandar (Lamb and Beetroot Curry) is a dish found mainly in east ad central India. It is a lovely combination and the colour of the beetroot a deep, earthy colour to the dish.

      The recipe comes with kind permission of Vivek Sing from his book, Curry Classic and Contemporary, published by Absolute Press.

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    • 08 of 08

      Beetroot and Goats Cheese Tart Recipe

      Beetroot and Goats Cheese Tart. Photo © Love Beetroot

      What a great combination beetroot makes with goats cheese. Here in this tart they come together to create a dish that works well for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. It is versatile as well; use it as a starter dish, a main course with salad and what a great addition to any lunch box or picnic.

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