Contributed by Sunny West
Beets! The green leafy portion of the beet can be eaten. The smaller leaves can be cut up and used raw in salads, while the larger leaves are most commonly served boiled or steamed; they have a taste and texture like spinach. You can boil, steam or cook them in a microwave. Beets can be eaten boiled or steamed and peeled, then eaten warm with or without butter. Beets can be cooked, pickled, and then eaten cold as a condiment, or even peeled, shredded raw, and then eaten as a salad. This recipe uses raw beets to create a healthy and delicious salad for on the go.
You’ll need: One mixing bowl, a knife, a cheese grater (optional), cutting board, measuring cups