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How to cook beets
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How to cook beets

A detailed guide on how to cook beets, why eat them and how to store them.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword how to cook beets
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 35kcal
Author Olya


  • 3 beets


  • Start by boiling water in a large deep pot. Add the beets to the pot and boil them for 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Transfer the beets onto a large plate. Allow them to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the skin from the beets with your hands.
  • Slice to your preferred sizes.
  • Store sliced beets in airtight container for up to 1 week.


Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.6mg