Great Flavor Combinations

help to create your own healthy beet recipe

Whether you are cooking fresh beets on the grill, serving a light and healthy beets and greens salad, making a hearty root-vegetable stew, or simply adding raw beet dishes to your everyday menu, use this list of foods and spices that match perfectly with beets as an idea-starter to help you select and create your favorite best flavor combinations.

To see a recipe that combines beets with the ingredient, click the links in the table , or experiment and create your own dish. You can safely use the same spices and condiments when cooking beet greens.

Herbs and Spices:
Allspice Cumin Mint
Basil Curry Nutmeg
Caraway seeds Dill Paprika
Chervil Fennel seeds Parsley, flat-leaf
Chiles Garlic Pepper
Chives Ginger Rosemary
Cilantro Lemon balm Scallions
Cinnamon Lemon thyme Tarragon
Cloves Lemon verbena Thyme
Coriander Marjoram
Vinegar:
Balsamic Champagne Cider
Raspberry Red wine Sherry
Tarragon White wine
Cheese:
Blue Asiago Cambozola
Cheddar Feta Fontina d’Aosta
Goat Gruyere Parmesan
Queso fresco Ricotta salata Roquefort
Greens:
Arugula Beet greens Belgian endive (escarole)
Chicory Endive Fennel
Frisee Leeks Mache
Spinach Watercress
Condiments:
Brown sugar Garlic Honey
Horseraddish Lemon juice Maple syrup
Mustard oil Mustard, Dijon Nutmeg
Oil: canola, peanut, vegetable, walnut Olive oil Olives, nicoise
Salt and pepper Sugar, white and brown
Fruit and Vegetables:
Apples Avocado Cabbage
Carrots Celery Citrus
Cucumbers Horseradish Lemon, juice and zest
Lime Onions Oranges: juice and zest
Pears Potatoes Radishes
Scallions Shallots
Grains and Beans, Nuts and Seeds::
Beans, green Capers Pistachios
Chickpeas Pine nuts Walnuts
Other ingredients:
Anchovies Bacon Beef
Butter, unsalted Caviar Cream
Creme fraiche Duck Fish
Goose Hard boiled eggs Herring
Kefir Milk Pork
Prosciutto Smoked fish Sour cream
Yogurt Sherry Vodka

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