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Beets are available in many months of the year because they can be found in many different varieties and grow in many different regions of the country. Canned beets are a quick and convenient alternative.

Beet Recipes

USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.

Recipes containing beets from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.

Watch Your Garden Grow: Beets

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on beets including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.

Beets: Nutrition. Selection. Storage

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for beets and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Beets, that gives new and different ways to add them to your diet.


Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network.

Visitors to this web site can download and distribute newsletters, recipes, bookmarks, and other materials related to beets.

Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Beets

Ohio State University Extension.

Quick fact sheet includes information about selection and storage, yield and nutrition information. Also includes several recipes using beets.

Beets: Food $ense Guide to Eating Fresh Fruits and Vegetables (PDF | 63 KB)

Utah State University Cooperative Extension.

This document contains a broad overview of beets including availability, selection, storage, and preparation. Nutrition highlights and recipes containing beets are also included.