We love beets, even though they stain our fingers and the cutting board. Its taste is sweet and its pigment embellishes the plate. Beets have extraordinary benefits! The red variety offers high amounts of iron and folic acid, which is especially appreciated by vegetarians and vegans. It has so many benefits that it would be a shame not to include it in our daily diet. Beet contains betacyanin which eliminates dangerous toxins from the body. This compound is essential for the liver, as it prevents it from overloading itself in a way that is harmful to health. Beet is especially known for its ability to clean the blood: beet contains a large amount of iron, allowing the blood cells to regenerate and thus increase the supply of oxygen in the body. Several studies have shown that beet can reduce bad cholesterol levels and increase good cholesterol levels in the body. Thanks to its high concentration of antioxidants.
Bring 1.5 liters of water to a boil, then lower the heat to half. Let the bag soak for 10 to 12 minutes. Cut a corner of the bag, place it in a bowl. Stir a little and you are ready to enjoy!
This puree is a side dish that adds flavor and color to your meal.
You can add 350 ml of a liquid (water, cream, milk, or chicken stock) and a pinch of salt to make a delicious soup. Adding an egg yolk will make your soup smoother.
This puree can be incorporated into a risotto, omelet, salad, or pasta.
Inspiration for your delicious puree
- Green onion
- Goat cheese, feta, or ricotta
- Coconut milk