How to cook beets?
Beet is a very popular vegetable. From it you can cook a lot of dishes - borscht, salads, stews, pastries. Let's learn how to cook red beets.
The most common and favorite beetroot recipe is borscht.
- Beets - 300 g
- Potatoes - 4 pieces
- Carrots - 2 pieces
- Meat - 300 g
- Cabbage - ¼ head
- Garlic - 3 cloves
- Tomato sauce - 4 tablespoons
- Salt and pepper
- Bring meat to a boil, then rinse and pour clean salted water. Boil for half an hour.
- Cut potatoes into small cubes, chop cabbage. Add vegetables to the meat. Salt and cook for fifteen minutes.
- Onion cut into cubes and fry.
- Grate carrots and beets on a coarse grater and add to the onions. Then add tomato sauce and fry for a few minutes.
- Next, add a cup of broth from the soup and simmer under the lid for 15 minutes.
- Then you need to add beets with carrots and onions to the meat and cook for 10 minutes.
- At the end add chopped garlic, herbs and spices.
- Serve borscht better with sour cream.
This recipe for borscht can be slightly changed and add to it the beet tops. How to cook beet tops? It should be cut into cubes and add to the soup with potatoes and cabbage. This soup will be more original than usual.
And in the borscht you can use pickled beets, then it does not need to be fried separately, but you can simply add to the soup. Want to learn how to cook pickled beets?
- Beets - 500 g
- Salt - 1.5 tsp
- Sugar - 125 g
- Vinegar - 200 g
- Bay leaf - 2 pieces
- Black peppercorns - 10 pieces
- Carnation - 2 pieces
- First you need to cook the marinade. To do this, 500 ml of water must be boiled with salt, sugar, pepper, bay leaf and cloves.
- Then remove the marinade from the heat and cool.
- Wash unpeeled beets and boil in boiling water until ready.
- Next, pour over the beets with cold water and peel them.
- Grate for Korean carrot.
- In a deep dish, pour the beetroot with marinade and leave under the lid for one hour, then refrigerate for two days.
There is a large number of beet salads. Today we will learn how to cook delicious beets in the salad "Mistress".
- Beets - 2 pieces
- Carrots - 3 pieces
- Cheese - 100 g
- Raisin - 50 g
- Walnuts - 50 g
- Mayonnaise - 200 g
- Garlic - 4 cloves
- It is necessary to boil the beets and carrots until tender. You can cook beets in the microwave. So it will be faster. To do this, bake the beets in a small amount of water on one side for ten minutes, and then on the other side - 15 minutes. How else to cook beets, you can learn from the article - How to cook beets.
- Then grate the vegetables on a coarse grater.
- Hard cheese is also grated.
- Soak the raisins for five minutes in warm water.
- Chop nuts and garlic.
- Next, lay in layers: beets with nuts, fluff with mayonnaise, carrots with raisins, fluff with mayonnaise, cheese with garlic.
- You can decorate with pomegranate seeds.