TikTok foodies share delicious ways to prepare beets

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Beets are delicious and nutritious, but they can be confusing to prepare. If you’re struggling to figure out how to add more of this vitamin-rich root vegetable to your diet, turn to TikTok, where talented home chefs have created a wide variety of tasty beet-infused recipes. Here are five delicious ways to prepare beets from TikTok foodies. 

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1. Vegan beet gazpacho

This chilled beet soup is refreshing and healthy. To make it, start by boiling beets and sautéing diced onions. Then toss the beets and onions in a blender with ice cubes, dill, cucumbers, lemon juice, sherry vinegar and almond milk. Pour the gazpacho into a bowl, and garnish it with avocado slices, pumpkin seeds, more dill, olive oil and edible flowers.

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2. Goat cheese and beet tart

If you’re on the fence about beets, this savory tart just might win you over! To make it, start by roasting and slicing some beets. Then mix goat cheese, ricotta, honey and herbs. Next, place a sheet of puff pastry onto a baking sheet, scoring around the edges to create a half-inch border. Spread the goat cheese mixture onto the puff pastry, stopping at the edge of the border. Then top with beet slices and bake.

3. Beet veggie burger

If store-bought veggie burger patties aren’t doing it for you, try this beet-based veggie burger recipe. It’s easy to make and so flavorful! To make it, blend boiled beets, olive oil, onions, garlic, brown rice, black beans, oat flour and spices. Then form the beet mixture into patties, and grill them or cook them in a pan. Place the veggie burgers onto buns with some hot sauce, fresh avocado and lettuce.

4. Beet hummus

Upgrade your hummus with some roasted beets. This colorful beet-based hummus is just a little bit sweeter than traditional hummus. To make it, blend roasted beets, chickpeas, tahini, minced garlic, lemon juice and spices. Garnish the hummus with parsley, olive oil and roasted pine nuts. Serve with pita, chips or veggies!

5. Beet and peach salad

This sweet and savory salad looks super posh but can be thrown together quickly. Just throw some salad greens in a bowl with peach slices, strawberry slices, blueberries, canned beets, goat cheese, walnuts and beet vinaigrette. The finished salad is perfect for anyone with a bit of a sweet tooth!

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