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beetroot

see betavulgaris.
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Beetroot and Carrot Soup Peel, and chop 3 cups carrot and 1/2 cup beetroot in chunks.
Roug cooked beetroot and place in a food processor along with the juice of 1 lemon, 1 garlic clove, the walnuts, 3 tbsp sour cream and the ground caraway seeds.
People have been eating beetroot for its health properties since the Middle Ages.
Scandinavians love beetroot -- they are to them what carrots are to us -- and Americans do too.
Ingredients Serves 4 180g crowdie cheese 240ml semi-skimmed milk 480ml double cream 2 gelatine leaves, soaked in cold water 60g mixed leaves, I like to use red vein sorrel, rocket and Mizuna leaves 20g walnuts, finely grated a pinch of salt For pickled beetroot: 500g mixed beetroots 250ml white wine vinegar 125g caster sugar 5 coriander seeds, crushed 1 star anise 1 chilli 10g honey For Parmesan crisp: 100g Parmesan cheese, grated 15g plain flour
People who are deficient in iron find it difficult to digest the deep red pigments in beetroot and so are liable to pass pink urine after eating it.
Medical researchers, from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, have been studying beetroot's blood pressure lowering effects for S S S years They've found that drinking just a cup of beetroot juice a day can lower blood pressure, reducing the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
1 THE Greeks ate the leaves of the beetroot and valued the root for its medicinal qualities.
People with high blood pressure who drank about 8 ounces of beetroot juice experienced a decrease in blood pressure of about 10 mm Hg.
Apart from the fact it tastes delicious, I like beetroot, apple and chilli chutney for its vibrant and festive colour.
Leaving the whole beetroot in the pot, ladle the soup into bowls, place a good splash of fresh cream in each.