Beets - Boldor

Quick Facts

Type: Root Vegetable
Availability: June
Quantity sold in: Bunch
Flavor: Mild, earthy flavor
Use: Can be consumed raw or cooked
Grown in: Field
Grown by: Production Intern

Storage and Preparation

Short Term Storage: Cut off tops and store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks  
Long Term Storage: Freeze, Can, or pickle. Store at 32F for up to 4-6 months 


Preparation: Remove greens before preparing, The greenss are delicious to use in salads raw or in cooked dishes. 
Cooking: More mature leaves or the stalk of Pak Choi can be cooked by boiling, steaming or sautéing.  To steam, place the prepared leaves and stalks in a steamer and cook for 2-3 minutes or until just tender.

Pairings and Nutrition