Sweet and tangy beetroot

Sweet and tangy beetroot


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About this recipe: These beetroots are the perfect side dish to any meal. Beetroots are simmered in a mixture of sugar, cornflour, vinegar and water. Serve warm or chilled with whatever you fancy.

Pam Maxson-Rodriguez

Serves: 6 

  • 150g caster sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornflour
  • 75ml white vinegar
  • 75ml water
  • 500g vacuum packed beetroots, sliced
  • 50g butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, cornflour, vinegar and water. Bring to the boil and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the beetroots to the liquid and simmer for 30 minutes over low heat. Stir in butter, salt and pepper and remove from the heat. Serve warm or chilled.

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I made this almost exactly as the recipe except I used fresh beetroot so simmered it a bit longer. It was a bit sweet for my liking so next time (yes, I'll make it again) I'll only use 100g sugar. It went really nicely with roast pork. - 04 Oct 2016

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