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Buttered grated beetroot

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Buttered grated beetroot

Starter Serves 4 20 min
Hot grated beetroot with butter makes a luxurious side with a grilled steak, fillet of salmon or mushroom. Half the beets could be substituted with carrots.


  • 300g raw beetroot, grated
  • 40g unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Put the beetroot, butter, water and vinegar into a small saucepan and cook, covered for 8 minutes, stirring once or twice. Uncover and check beetroot is just tender. Raise the heat and boil off any extra liquid if necessary, and season. The beetroot should be a little crisp.

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