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How to cook beets so that they do not lose color and taste: useful tips from hostesses

Maria Tsikhotska

How to cook beets so that they do not lose color and taste: useful tips from hostesses

Do you want to cook beets that will not only be useful, but also incredibly delicious? To preserve its juiciness, elasticity and rich color will help a simple lifehack. Sugar will help to make beets incredibly tasty.

About it writes Telegraf.

You will need:

  • Beets
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar or lemon juice
  • Water

Preparation:

  1. Pour cold water into a saucepan, add sugar and vinegar/lemon juice.
  2. Stir thoroughly so that the sugar dissolves.
  3. Put the beets in the pot.
  4. Cover with a lid and place it over medium heat.
  5. Cook it for 2 hours.

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Thanks to this quickhack:

  • The beets will retain their rich burgundy color.
  • The texture of the vegetable will be firm, not soft.
  • The flavor of the beets will be sweet and pleasant.

Tip:

  • Instead of vinegar or lemon juice, you can use a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.
  • For a more intense flavor, you can add 1 bay leaf and a few peas of black pepper to the pot.
  • Ready beets can be used for salads, soups, borscht, appetizers and other dishes.

Recall, we have already written how to properly cook beets.

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