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Beetroot, our favorite winter veggie!

November 22nd, 2017

There are many good reasons to eat more beetroot. Especially, because it is one of the healthiest vegetables. They provide us with a lot of necessary minerals and vitamins. Beetroot lowers our blood pressure, has a protective effect on our cardiovascular system and supports our immune system.

And a nice side effect: They visually enhance the color range of your daily meal!

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40 min.485 kcal.2 pers.

Ingredients

  • Beetroot250  g
  • Fennel2  pcs
  • Quinoa in a cooking bag 125g1  pcs
  • Shallots1  pcs
  • Mandarins300  g

Good to have at home

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dijon mustard1-2 tsp.
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Agave syrup

How to do:

Instruction

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Peel and cut the beetroot into 2cm slices. Clean the fennel and also cut it into thin slices. Combine the fennel and the beetroot with a dash of olive oil in a baking tray. Transfer to the oven and bake for approx. 20 minutes until tender.
  • In the meantime, cook the quinoa for 20 min. in boiling water. Drain the water afterwards and carefully open the bag with a knife. Pour the quinoa back into the pot. Peel and finely chop the shallots. Peel and divide the mandarins in segments.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Prepare a dressing made of lemon juice, olive oil, mustard and agave syrup. Season to taste with salt and pepper and fold into the salad.