How to store: Refrigerate the unwashed beetroots in a plastic bag. They will keep for a month this way.
Preparation: Cut off the stems one inch from the crown. No need to peel – just scrub them clean when you’re ready to use them.
Taste: Mild, earthy, sweet.
Nutritional Benefits:Similar to spinach, beets are great sources of betaine and folate. These two nutrients work together to reduce inflammation, thus decreasing your risk of heart disease. Furthermore, the natural pigments in beets act as potent cancer fighters. Some even tout beets as an aphrodisiac!.