Salt-Baked Beetroot with Herby Yogurt Dressing

27 ways with beetroot

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Deep red, earthy beetroot adds depth to salads and vegetarian dishes, from beetroot and goat's cheese terrine to smoked mackerel, beet and apple salad

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Check out our best ever beetroot recipes. Here you’ll find our top recipes for cooking beets, from roasted beets to recipes for salads, roasts and burgers. Deep red, earthy beetroot adds depth to salads and is a great meat-free alternative for vegetarians and vegans.

When is beetroot in season?

British beetroot is in season between June and March, and at its best from July to January.

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Ingredients

  • We use classic beetroot as well as golden beets

Beetroot hummus

Make the most of beetroot in this earthy hummus recipe, ready in 10 minutes for a last-minute entertaining idea.

Vegan Beetroot Hummus Recipe


Smoked mackerel, beet and apple salad with creamy horseradish dressing

Check out our hearty smoked mackerel salad with crunchy apple and vibrant beetroot. This recipe is packed with flavour and ready in just 40 minutes – an easy midweek meal for the family.

Smoked Mackerel Salad Recipe with Beetroot and Horseradish


Whipped feta and beetroot on toast with poached eggs and dukkah

Add an earthy flavour to your weekend brunch with our beetroot on toast. Our vegetarian recipe makes an exotic breakfast or easy midweek meal ready in under 30 minutes.

Feta Toast Recipe with Beetroot and Eggs


Winter veg tian

Impress friends and family over the Christmas season with our stunning vegetable tian recipe. We love the look of golden and candy beetroots but if you can’t find them, simply replace with extra purple beetroots, celeriac and swede.

Vegetable Tian Recipe


Quick-cured beetroot salmon with beetroot and apple salad

Check out our quick-cured beetroot salmon with a fresh and crunchy beetroot apple salad. This simple recipe is ready in just 20 minutes.

Cured Beetroot Salmon Recipe with Beetroot and Apple Salad


Baked beetroot falafels

Check out our vibrant baked falafel recipe with beetroot. This easy veggie recipe is simple to make and ready in an hour.

Beetroot Falafel Recipe


Beetroot borani and halloumi breakfast bowls

Check out our vibrant breakfast bowl with salty pan-fried halloumi, creamy beetroot borani topped with crunchy dukkah. This wholesome recipe comes from food writer John Gregory-Smith.

Borani Recipe with Halloumi and Beetroot


Beetroot and goat's cheese terrine

Beetroot's vibrant pink makes an eye-catching, meat-free starter, perfect for a dinner party or as part of a buffet. This vegetarian terrine can be achieved by following our easy step by step picture guide. The sweet candied walnuts and crispy herb leaves make a lovely contrast to the creamy goat's cheese filling.

Vegetable Terrine With Beetroot And Goat's Cheese


Beetroot tagliatelle with kalettes, garlic and cream

In this pasta recipe, beetroot purée turns the pasta dough a glorious dusky pink, as well as adding valuable extra vitamins and fibre. Impress your family and friends with our showstopping beetroot tagliatelle with kalettes, anchovies, walnuts and a creamy lemon parmesan sauce.

Beetroot Tagliatelle With Kalettes, Garlic And Cream Recipe


Beetroot and gin cured salmon

Executive chef Calum Franklin shares some reimagined British classics from the menu at Holborn Dining Room, including this beetroot and gin cured salmon. The beautiful pink stained, boozy salmon works really well with the pickled cucumbers and some rye bread served on the side.

Beetroot Cured Salmon With Gin Recipe


Red rice, courgette and avocado salad with blitzed beetroot dressing

Beetroot makes a wonderfully pink yoghurt dressing in this vibrant red rice and quinoa salad with courgette and avocado. Packed with flavour, plenty of colour and under 500 calories, this quick and easy dish will fit around a busy working week.

Red Rice Salad with Avocado and Blitzed Beetroot Dressing Recipe


Beetroot, squash and feta salad

In this gluten free, vegetarian salad, roasted beetroot and butternut squash add a splash of colour to zesty rice and peas. Make this vibrant salad for a low calorie midweek meal.

Beetroot and Feta Salad with Squash Recipe


Tofu steak with beetroot noodles and dukkah

Make beetroot the star of the show with these vibrant vegetable noodles for a quick and easy dinner. Our tofu recipe is also gluten free and low in calories.

Tofu Steak with Beetroot Noodles Recipe


Spicy beetroot and pak choi with ramen eggs and sriracha

Beetroot gives a depth of colour and earthy flavour in this easy summer meal. Try our low calorie spicy caramelised beetroot salad with marinated ramen eggs, pak choi and sriracha for a healthy dinner.

Spicy Beetroot and Pak Choi with Ramen eggs and Siriracha


Beetroot, feta and thyme tart

This beetroot, feta and thyme tart is an easy yet impressive summer recipe. The earthy beetroot pairs well with salty feta and fragrant thyme for a veggie dinner.

Beetroot Tart Recipe With Feta and Thyme


Beetroot and halloumi sliders with chilli jam

These vibrant beetroot burgers make great BBQ snacks. Try our veggie burgers with halloumi cheese for a meat-free feast this summer.

Veggie Burger Sliders | Halloumi Burger with Beetroot


Beetroot, caper and dill salad

Use vac-packed cooked beets in this quick and easy vegetable salad. Leave the flavours to mingle then serve with hard-boiled eggs and fresh dill.

Beetroot Salad with Caper and Dill Recipe


Salt-baked beetroot with mozzarella and lemon salsa

Want an easy roast beetroot recipe? Pack beetroot in salt and bake for two hours, then create an easy salad with a simple lemon salsa. An ideal dinner party starter.

Salt-baked Beetroot Recipe With Mozzarella and Lemon Salsa


Beef and beet burgers

We combine beef and beetroot in these burgers for an earthy mix of flavours. Try them for your next burger night.

Beef Burgers with Beetroot Recipe


Whipped goat's cheese with beetroot and herb salad

A celebration of British ingredients, this whipped goat's cheese is mixed with colourful beetroot for a vibrant salad.

Whipped Goat’s Cheese Recipe with Beetroot and Herb Salad served on a white plate


Roasted root vegetables and goat's cheese

Earthy beetroot is a great contrast to creamy goat's cheese in this dish. This is a really simple supper that requires very little hands-on time.

Roasted Root Vegetables With Goat's Cheese Recipe


Sausage, beet and red cabbage hotpot

Beetroot gives an earthy flavour and contrasts well with the sweet flavours of this hotpot. It's easy to make and will be a hit with the whole family.

Sausage Hot Pot Recipe With Red Cabbage


Ginger salmon with overnight beetroot pickles

A great Scandinavian-inspired dinner of salmon with beetroot and dill pickles. The beetroot brightens up this easy midweek supper too.

Ginger Salmon Recipe with Beetroot Pickles


Steak, beetroot and asparagus salad

This steak salad with asparagus and earthy beetroot is perfect for a lighter dinner during the summer months. It's less than 300 calories per portion and ready in under 30 minutes.

Steak, Beetroot and Asparagus Salad Recipe


Beetroot, goat's cheese and walnut pittas

Grate beetroot and add to these pittas for a fresh contrast to creamy goat's cheese. They're easy to make and ready in just fifteen minutes, perfect for a midweek meat-free meal.

Pita Bread Recipe With Beetroot, Goat's Cheese and Walnuts


Beetroot, horseradish and crème fraîche dip

This vibrant party dip really packs a punch from earthy beets and fiery horseradish. You can put this together in a flash, all it needs is a quick whizz in a food processor.

Beetroot Dip with Horseradish and Crème Fraîche Recipe


Smoked mackerel pâté with cucumber and pickled beetroot

Serving this smoked mackerel pâté with colourful beetroots add a great crunch and splash of colour. Slather onto toast for an easy lunch.

Mackerel Pâté Recipe with Pickled Beetroot


Beetroot rice with feta

Our vibrant beetroot rice makes for a low-calorie veggie meal for two. Try our easy dinner idea to make the most of the earthy vegetable.

Beetroot Rice With Feta Recipe

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