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1 in 10 Brits NEVER eaten beetroot - 10 ways with beetroot

Press Release: December 03, 2021

  • A survey has revealed 1 in 10 brits have NEVER eaten beetroot.
  • This rises to a shocking 1 in 5 people in Wales and Northern Ireland. 
  • Nearly 1 in 5 Londoners have eaten beetroot in the last 24 hours. 
  • Research was commissioned by Florette – the UK’s No.1 salad brand.
From brownies and pancakes to falafel and pasta, these top 10 beetroot recipes from Florette show this super versatile vibrant veg is delicious to try all year round! 

1.  Beetroot Arancini
Gorgeous little rice balls that make the ultimate party sharer plate in a recipe created by social media sensation Poppy Cooks! Poppy Cooks has taken the internet by storm since the Michelin trained chef started posting recipe videos during the pandemic, amassing over 2 million followers on social media. Created in partnership with Florette, you can find this recipe on her Instagram @Poppy_Cooks  
Beetroot is so versatile and you can do some incredible things with it all year round. Perfect for the festive season, these gorgeous beetroot arancini oozing with cheese make the ultimate party sharer plate this Christmas! ” Poppy Cooks.

 2.  Vegan Beetroot Soup
With over 1.5 million people in the UK following a vegan diet and almost half of Brits (49%) saying soup is amoung the meals they eat most in autumn and winter, a bowl of this winter warmer could be a winner!
 
3.  Beetroot Chocolate Brownies
Yep, we went there! Utterly scrumptious, there’s no need to resist temptation when there’s a vegetable involved right!?
 
4.  Beetroot Margaritas (Marga-beetas)
Drink your vegetables at happy hour with these beetroot margaritas, also known as “margabeetas.” These cocktails get their gorgeous pink hue naturally from inherently sweet beetroot juice.
 
5.  Beetroot Gnocchi
Served with a sage & pistachio brown butter, this delicious dish is perfect for entertaining or a fancy light lunch.
  
6.  Beetroot Pancakes
Only 17% of Brits eat the recommended 5-a-day fruit and veg, with more than half of Brits eating 3 or less. Get yours the tasty way! 
 
7.  Beetroot Pesto Pasta
47% of Brits say pasta is amoung the meals they eat most in autumn and winter. Bored of spag bol and think parpadelle is pants? Mix things up with this hearty wholesome alternative!
 
8.  Beetroot & Goats Cheese Tart
Because tangy beetroot and creamy goats cheese is simply a match made in heaven!
 
9.  Beetroot Hummus
This vibrant veggie mix is perfect as a crudité dip or served as a party snack. 
 
10. Beetroot Falafel
Pack in more of your 5 a day with delicious results! Adding beetroot not only makes these falafel taste incredible, it also turns them an amazing shade of pink!
 
Full recipes of all these dishes can be found at https://www.florettesalad.co.uk/?s=beetroot 

Take the hassle out of cooking with pre-prepared beetroot that comes in a mess-free resealable pouch:

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