Veggies From A-Z

Beets

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 72 g (125 mL)

  • Very high in folacin (35% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin C (6% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of potassium (234 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.1 g per serving)
Look For

Firm, uniform beets free of cracks or blemishes. Attached leaves should be deep green and fresh looking.

To Store

Refrigerate unwashed with stem and root attached, covered for up to 1 week.

To Prepare

Rinse, remove greens leaving 5 cm (2″) of stem. To prevent colour loss, don’t slice or cut before cooking. Cool cooked beets before removing roots, stems and skin.

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