Learn How to Dice Beets
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Learn how to dice beets to roast, boil or steam. They add an earthy, sweet flavor to salads, soups and even hummus.
A hardy vegetable requires a hardy knife. The Hardy Slicer’s hefty blade and sharp, Double-D® edge power through dense vegetables, like beets, for easy prep.
How to Dice Beets
Tip: Consider wearing food preparation gloves to protect your hands from the bright red beet juice.
- Using a Hardy Slicer, trim off the top of the beet.
- Trim off the root end.
- Use a Vegetable Peeler to peel the beet.
- Make a small leveling cut, rest it flat on the cutting board and slice.
- Cut the slices into batons.
- Rotate them and cut to dice.
Save the Greens
The green leaves of beets are edible and a delicacy onto their own. Similar in taste to kale or collard greens, beet greens can be sautéed in olive oil, seasoned and eaten as a side dish.
Before storing, make sure the bulb is completely dry. Place unwashed beets in a large resealable bag and remove as much air as possible. Store in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator for up to 2 to 3 weeks.