$10 OFF your first order | Use code: HELLOSPUD

BCfresh
Local Beets, Red BC Fresh

Product code: PR217241LPN
$3.49
for 2lb (907g) Bag
You will need to complete your customer profile in order to receive Subscribe and Save orders.

Complete customer profile

The sweet red, nutrient rich flesh of the beet contains: iron, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, calcium and potassium. During pregnancy eating beets can reduce the risk of birth defects by increasing folate intake. Store beets uncovered in the fridge up to 3 weeks. Beets are very easy to prepare and make a colourful side dish to accent any meal. Try roasting beets with other root vegetables, and chop the greens and saute with a little onion, garlic and olive oil - delicious! This item is locally grown and will come in a 1lb Bag
This product traveled 23 km to reach our warehouse.

Features: Local , Canadian , Vegan/Dairy Free

Storage Tip: Cut off greens leaving 1-2 inches at base. Store beets and greens separately. Greens are highly perishable so eat them right away or store in plastic in the fridge for up to 2 days. The beets themselves last up to 3 weeks if stored in a perforated plastic bag in the fridge. Once cooked, beets last up to a week in the fridge.

Preparation Tip: Wash carefully. Best to cook beets whole to keep their intense crimson colour. Beets can be steamed, boiled, baked, or roasted. The easiest way to prepare beets is to wrap in foil and cook at 375 F until tender, or roast them on a baking sheet. A fast method is to grate raw beets and sauté them for about a minute, or just keep them raw and toss the gratings on a salad.

Did you know... When boiling, you can help beets keep their color by adding 2 tablespoons of lemon juice or vinegar to the cooking water. They can be harvested any time during their growth cycle.

Culinary Compatibility: Fresh herbs, buttermilk, yogurt, sour cream, mustard, horseradish, salty cheeses, citrus, and vinegars.

Health Information: Two cooked beets have 44 calories and provide 36% of the recommended daily intake of folate. A source of potassium, vitamin C, calcium, vitamin B6, folate, riboflavin, thiamine and iron. Beets have the highest sugar content of any vegetable.

Disclaimer: The product information on this website may not be 100% accurate. Please ensure to check the product packaging information before consumption, especially if you have allergies or other health conditions.
Local Local Canadian Canadian Vegan/Dairy Free Vegan/Dairy Free
BCfresh
Delta, BC
BCfresh, headquartered in Delta, BC, is 100 percent grower-owned and operated representing 65+ family farms throughout the Fraser Valley and select areas sprinkled across British Columbia. Recognized as leaders in progressive farming techniques, the BCfresh family of farms stretch back up to six generations and is the premier provider of locally-grown vegetables found on plates across Western Canada and the United States and supplies many of their crops year-round. Their family farms are active supporters of the Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust which administers stewardship programs that are available to farmers who operate on the Fraser River delta. BCfresh also partners with numerous local food banks, as well as Ag In The Classroom to support their “Take a Bite of BC” and “Fresh to You” fundraiser program. As part of the Take a Bite of BC Program, BCfresh donates produce to high school culinary arts programs so students can experience the benefits of cooking with locally grown food. The produce is delivered fresh from BCfresh to the classroom and many of the classroom creations are then served in the school cafeteria.


UPC: 0
Top
You've added liquor to
your cart!
Please note your order confirmation deadline is now 5:30pm one day before your delivery.
Please note:
This frozen product may be packed with dry ice. Please do not touch the dry ice, and keep away from kids and pets.
You can't recycle this, but we can!
This packaging is not accepted by curbside recycling programs, but with our Takeback program, we ensure it is properly recycled.
Learn More