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How to boil beets for any dish quickly: top 5 easiest ways

Kateryna YagovychFood
The fastest ways to cook beetroot. Source: Pexels

Beetroot is a rather specific vegetable, as it sometimes takes several hours to cook. But this is only the case if you simply boil the beets in a saucepan with cold water.

We suggest you use one of the following universal methods that will save you a lot of time. At the same time, the product will remain healthy.

Before you cook beets, you need to prepare them:

How to  boil beets for any dish quickly: top 5 easiest ways

1. Wash the beets well, you can help yourself with a sponge.

2. If the beets are young, you need to buy the one with tails – it will be juicy.

How to quickly cook beets in a saucepan:

How to  boil beets for any dish quickly: top 5 easiest ways

1. Put the vegetable in an enameled pot.

2. Pour boiling water to the top.

3. Put on the fire and cook for 30 minutes after boiling.

4. Place the cooked beets under a stream of cold water for 10-15 minutes. The temperature difference will cook them completely.

How to quickly cook beets in the microwave:

1. Wipe the beets with a paper towel.

2. Make punctures with a fork or knife all over the beets.

3. Place in a regular microwaveable bag or container.

4. Put in the microwave and cook at full power for 10-12 minutes.

How to  boil beets for any dish quickly: top 5 easiest ways

How to cook beets in a bag:

1. Put the washed, clean beets in a bag (you can use several).

2. Tie it well.

3. Place in a saucepan and cover with warm water.

4. Cook for 30 minutes.

5. Then untie and put under a stream of cold water.

How to bake beets in the oven:

How to  boil beets for any dish quickly: top 5 easiest ways

1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.

2. Wrap the dry beets in foil, paper, or a baking sleeve.

3. Put the beets in the oven.

4. After baking, put the beets in ice water for 15 minutes.

How to cook beets in a slow cooker:

How to  boil beets for any dish quickly: top 5 easiest ways

1. Pour half of the water into the multicooker bowl.

2. Place the steamer container on top (it must come with the slow cooker).

3. Put the whole (if small) or cut beetroot.

4. Select the "steaming" mode.

5. Set for 40-45 minutes.

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