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Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Bake ‘em! Cut off the green tops, leaving an inch of the stem to prevent bleeding and flavor loss. Scrub beets, wrap them in foil, and bake for 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours, depending on their size, at 400°F. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.orgBake ‘em! Cut off the green tops, leaving an inch of the stem to prevent bleeding and flavor loss. Scrub beets, wrap them in foil, and bake at 400°F for 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours, depending on size.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Eat the Leaves! Add the leaves to salad greens for some extra vitamins and minerals. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Eat the Leaves! Add beet leaves to salad greens for some additional
vitamins and minerals.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Beet Juice? … Really? Yes! Just add a little 100% orange juice. Use a juicer and combine a small beet, 1 cup of 100% apple juice and 100% orange juice. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Beet Juice? … Really? Yes! Just add some 100% orange or 100% apple juice as well. Use a juicer and combine the juice of a small beet with 1 cup of
the apple juice and/or orange juice.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Soup. Add beets and their leaves to a homemade soup such as vegetable or minestrone soup. Clean and slice the beet into small pieces before adding to the soup. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Soup. Add beets and their leaves to homemade vegetable soup or minestrone. Clean and slice the beet into small pieces before adding to the soup.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Stir-Fry. Combine sliced beets, their leaves, and olive oil and heat thoroughly in a sauce pan. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Stir-Fry. Add sliced beets and their leaves to your favorite stir-fry veggie combo. If desired, mix in your meat of choice and enjoy.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Microwave Them! Place 2 to 3 small beets in a microwave oven in a small amount of water for 8 to 15 minutes or until soft. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Microwave Them! Place 2 to 3 small beets in a small amount of water and microwave for 8 to 15 minutes or until soft.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: A Quick Snack Shaker. Combine sliced beets from a can, drain about 1/2 of the liquid, pour into bowl with cover, add red wine vinegar and a little bit of olive oil and oregano. Shake with cover securely on. Then serve as a side dish or a snack. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org A Quick Snack Shaker. Pour sliced beets from a can (drain about 1/2 of the liquid) into a bowl you can cover. Add red wine vinegar and a little bit of olive oil and oregano. Cover and shake. Serve as a side dish or snack.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Beets and Spinach Couscous Recipe: Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Couscous. It’s always fun to add new things to an old standby. Try our Beets and Spinach Couscous.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: Beet Kabob. Add beets and other vegetable to skewers and heat thoroughly on the grill. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org Beet Kabob. Add beets along with other vegetables to skewers and heat thoroughly on the grill. Enjoy.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets: A Bit O’ Bitter. Top off a salad with these bitter vegetables for a new twist. Fruits And Veggies More Matters.orgA Bit O’ Bitter. Top off a salad with these bitter vegetables for a new and interesting twist. Just dice and toss!
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