Pickled beetroot

Serves: 6
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 60 minutes
Total time: 70 minutes

Ingredients

4 medium sized beetroot

1 tablespoon of mustard seeds

70 Cl of white vinegar

Tarragon leaves

Black pepper corn

 

Directions

Trim and wash the beetroots.

Boil them in a big pot with the lid on till tender.

Once cooled down, peeled and slice the beetroot and reserve in a cleaned jar.

Boil vinegar with mustard seeds, cracked pepper and tarragon.

Cover the beetroots with vinegar and spices, leave 1 Cm from the top.

Seal the jars.

Notes

Eat the beetroots after three days up to few months if preserved and stocked in a dry cool place.

Perfect as they are or mixed in a salad.

 

Nutritional Information

1 serving: 1 tablespoon.

Calories: 12 Kcal

Fat: 0 gr

Protein: 0 gr

Carbohydrates: 3 gr

Beetroots are really high in flavonoids and betaine (which gives her characteristic color) which makes it a powerful antioxidant. High in fibre it helps slowing down glucose absorption. It is also really rich in potassium and iron. Beetroots have been used in nutritional medicine to protect liver and support cardiovascular system.

 

 

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