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Beetroot – Red Fresh (Large)| 500g or 1kg

$2.50$3.95

$0.5 per 100g

Description

resh red beetroots, especially when described as "large," refer to mature beets that have been harvested with their deep red roots intact. Red beets are known for their earthy flavor and vibrant color. When they are labeled as "large," it indicates that they have reached a more substantial size, offering versatility in culinary applications. Whether enjoyed raw, cooked, or pickled, large red beets are a nutritious addition to a variety of dishes. Nutrition Information (per 100g of Raw Red Beetroot): The nutritional content of beets can vary based on size and growing conditions. Here's an approximate overview:

  • Calories: About 43 kcal
  • Protein: Around 1.6 g
  • Fat: Approximately 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: Roughly 9.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: Around 2.8 g
  • Sugars: About 6.8 g
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Beets are a good source of folate, manganese, potassium, vitamin C, and other vitamins and minerals.
Health Benefits:
  1. Dietary Fiber: Beets contain dietary fiber, supporting digestive health and providing a feeling of fullness.
  2. Folate: Folate is important for cell division and the formation of DNA.
  3. Potassium: Beets contribute potassium, which is essential for maintaining proper heart and muscle function.
Culinary Uses:
  • Roasted or Boiled: Large red beets can be roasted, boiled, or steamed for various dishes.
  • Grated in Salads: Raw beets can be grated and added to salads for a crunchy texture and sweet flavor.
  • Pickled: Beets are commonly pickled, providing a tangy and colorful addition to salads or as a side dish.
  • Soups and Stews: Large beets can be used in soups and stews to add flavor and color.
Selection and Storage:
  • Choose large red beets that are firm, smooth, and have a vibrant red color.
  • If the beets come with greens, ensure that the greens are fresh and vibrant.
  • Store unwashed beets in the refrigerator, and use them within a week for optimal freshness.
Including large red beets in your diet adds not only a rich color to your dishes but also a unique earthy flavor. Whether enjoyed in salads, soups, or as a side dish, red beets contribute essential nutrients and versatility to your culinary repertoire. If you have specific dietary concerns or health conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or a registered dietitian.

Beetroot – Red Fresh (Large)| 500g or 1kg

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