Jewels from the ground, beets delight with their earthy sweetness. Whether you like ruby red, golden, or candy-stripe Chioggia, here's a bunch of ways to put up these gemlike roots.
Sliced or chunked beets pickled in a sweet brine enhances their natural flavor. Delicious as part of a cheese plate, or with salads. (Image via San Diego Foodstuff)
When fermented with turnip, they become a mustardy, pink pickle known as kabees el-lift, the classic condiment for shawerma. (Image via The Domestic Man)
The brine from lightly fermented beets makes a healthful probiotic beverage that's good for digestion and balance. (Image via Pickle Me Too)
Slice 'em thin and dehydrate them for a crisp snack chip that's way more healthful than potato chips (and way less expensive than store-bought beet chips.) (Image via Eating Rules)
Beet Almond Dip
This dip features roasted beets, almonds and ginger. It's light and tangy--vegan, gluten free and Passover friendly. (Image via Cooking with Amy)