Beetroot adds wonderful vibrancy to salads, burgers and even bakes – check out our great beetroot recipes.
For a festive vegetarian showstopper, try this beetroot and ricotta stacked pithiver recipe. Bright layers of beetroot are layered up with herby ricotta and wrapped in buttery puff pastry - bake until golden and slice to reveal the striking striped effect inside.
A delicious combination of simple ingredients, perfect for Vegetarians
When feeding a crowd, it helps to have a few easy-assembly dishes up your sleeve. These colourful beetroot cups make delicious party nibbles or bites to share as part of a buffet and can be made ahead of time and assembled in moments
Take the stress out of festive prep with this delicious smoked salmon terrine that you can make well ahead of time
The distinct sweet flavour of Candyfloss grapes is what makes this simple salad so unique
For a roast chicken dinner midweek, try this crispy roast chicken thighs recipe with a warm beetroot and chickpea salad. Beetroot, chickpeas, tomatoes, peppers and crumbled cheese are tossed in the warm chicken juices for a colourful salad.
Tender roasted salmon, seasoned with fresh dill and creamed horseradish, is perfectly accompanied by the zesty presence of beetroot and fennel
Keep your party guests entertained with some satisfyingly simple canapés, like these no-cook smoked salmon and beetroot bites.
This showstopper roasted veg toad-in-the-hole is made with gluten-free flour for an impressive gluten-free and vegetarian Christmas dinner
Make egg sandwiches more exciting by pickling the eggs in beetroot vinegar, herbs and spices to give a wonderfully vibrant pink colour and earthy taste
Put some colour into lunch with this vibrant veg-packed baguette that's bursting with fresh ingredients. Creamy houmous and punchy pesto add a boost of flavour while the layered veg create different textures and fun rainbow effect for a healthy lunch.
For a speedy no-cook starter that's packed with refreshing spring flavours, look no further than this herby tzatziki recipe with earthy beetroot
Bring out the flavour of delicate, flaky mackerel with sweet and juicy oranges in a sophisticated starter that's ready in no time.
This speedy beetroot, cumin and feta dip needs just five ingredients and 10 mins of your time. Bright beetroot, aromatic cumin and creamy feta are an irresistible combination in this healthy dip – perfect for picnics or a speedy snack.
With a rainbow of earthy root veg and succulent pork sausages, this tasty traybake recipe is the perfect winter comfort food
Vibrant, zesty and full of flavour, have a go at making your own beetroot houmous for a dip with a difference
Sprouts are undeniably a Christmas classic and are the star ingredient in this tasty Boxing Day recipe
This bold beetroot and goat’s cheese tarte tatin proves this classic French dish doesn't have to be just for dessert. With caramelised beetroot, creamy cheese and crisp puff pastry, this striking tart makes an impressive vegetarian main.
This beetroot quiche makes a brilliant vegetarian centerpiece for special occasions, such as Christmas Day or a Boxing Day buffet. With a crisp walnut pastry topped with bold beetroot and red onions, this versatile dish can be served hot or cold.
Earthy beetroot is a welcome addition to this flavourful fish supper. Creamy green lentils, fiery horseradish and zesty parsley provide the perfect base for flaky cod and a squeeze of lemon makes these wonderful flavours truly sing
Stir through crumbly Greek salad cheese, zesty lemon and crunchy hazelnuts for a delicious midweek vegetarian main, or make ahead for packed lunches.
Try this golden fried pork schnitzel recipe for a delicious midweek meal. Tender pork fillet, with a crisp golden crumb, is served with vibrant pink slaw combining smoky beetroot and crunchy radishes in a peppery mustard dressing
Make sure your lunch is full of colour with this vibrant falafel recipe that tastes as good as it looks. These healthy wraps are filled with creamy houmous, gorgeous green pea and coriander falafels and a crunchy beetroot slaw, for an easy veggie lunch.
Beetroot stalks might look unassuming, but they become deliciously sticky and jammy once cooked – perfect for a tangy beetroot relish
A vibrant herby salsa verde, made with fresh basil and parsley, is the perfect match for a juicy steak. Serve with rainbow root vegetable chips for a colourful healthy side dish.
For a smart new vegetarian main, try these crisp filo parcels filled with colourful beetroot, spinach and goat’s cheese. Serve with the herby tabbouleh salad, a classic Middle-Eastern dish.
It’s hard to believe that these crisp, dainty meringues are completely egg-free, but this clever vegan meringue kisses recipe uses aquafaba (the water from a tin of chickpeas) to create perfect fluffy meringues that everyone can enjoy
A colourful salad packed with veg, apples and hot smoked salmon is just the ticket for a Boxing Day buffet
An elegant starter that's colourful, light and quick to prepare, this smoked salmon recipe is just the ticket to kick off the proceedings on Christmas Day
This autumn vegetable bake is the perfect crowd-pleaser. It's full of spicy flavour from harissa, coriander and paprika, packed with seasonal veg such as pumpkin, parsnip and beetroot, and finished with a crispy bread topping.
The sweet and earthy flavours of roasted beetroot make a refreshing and delicious change in this chicken pesto pasta dish. A handful of crumbled cheese adds a welcome creaminess to this tagliatelle dish that the whole family will love
The Scandinavians are famous for their open-faced rye sandwiches (known as smørrebrød) and one mouthful of this Danish recipe and you’ll understand why
Try using beetroot as a delicious, colourful alternative to rice in this filling yet carb-free salad recipe