Beets

Beets are available in several colors and are very versatile. The flavors are strong, earthy and sweet, adding terrific texture, taste and color to your meals. Beets provide the body with antioxidants, phytonutrients and anti-inflammatories. Beet have used as a dye colorant, to produce table sugar and is thought to have medicinal purposes like fever reduction, laxative and indigestion. John Vena, Inc. sells beets as bunches, cut, and peeled baby beets. For more information on peeled baby beets please refer to the peeled baby beets page.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup slices
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 37
  • Calories from fat: 1
  • Fat: .2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 65mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5g
    • Fiber: 1.7g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Vitamin A: 1%
  • Vitamin C: 5%
  • Calcium: 1%
  • Iron: 4%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Year round

Also Known As

  • Table Beet
  • Garden Beet
  • Beetroot

Store in the refrigerator up to 10 days before eating. Slice after they've been cooked. Remove beet greens and eat within a day or two.

 

  • Candy Stripe
  • Red
  • Gold
  • Sugar Beet

Recipes

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