The beetroot is high in popularity, becoming a known “superfood”. Many Western dishes incorporate it into soups, drinks, and even as a side to a meal.
It contains lots of nutrients and has a vibrant purple-red colour that can be used to add color to any dish. Fun fact: They’re also called “blood turnips”. This veggie is great for pregnant women and those with Anemia.
Nutritional Facts about Beetroot:
- Rich in Calcium, Iron and vitamins A and C
- Great source in folic acid, fiber, manganese, and potassium
- Great for digestion and helps prevent constipation
- Helps lower blood pressure
- Good for your brain, heart, skin, liver, and bones
- Great energy booster
- Reduces bad cholesterol
Refrigerator: 3 weeks
Tip: Separate the leaves from the roots before storing them separately in a plastic bag; the leaves will stay fresh for up to 3 days.