Barbecue Balsamic Beets For Detox And Vitamin C

Barbecue Balsamic Beets For Detox And Vitamin C

Written by: Lindsay Sibson

Looking for a zesty and healthy side dish for your next barbeque?

These grilled balsamic beets are a simple and delicious dish to accompany any meal!

What Are Beets?

Beet (beetroot) is the taproot portion of the beet plant and is in the same plant family as Swiss chard.

Raw beets have a crunchy texture that turns buttery and soft when cooked. The leaves can also be used in various cuisines and have a bitter taste similar to chard.

Both parts of the beetroot are incredibly nutritious and have a high concentration of vitamins, minerals and nutrients, which is why it is included in Organifi Green Juice powder.

Benefits Of Beets

Contain manganese that supports your bones, liver, kidneys and pancreas

Offer anti-inflammatory and detoxification support

Beets offer a massive dose of immune-boosting vitamin C

Rich in phytonutrients

Abundant in essential minerals

High fiber content

Excellent source of antioxidants

Help keep your digestive tract healthy

How To Make Barbeque Balsamic Beets

Ingredients:

  • 4  large beets, sliced into ½ inch thick chips
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar, + 1 tbsp
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp rosemary
  • ¼ tsp basil
  • ¼ tsp sage
  • ¼ tsp sage

The flavor of these beets can easily be changed and customized by adding a dash of your favorite spices.

I love a bit of heat so I like to add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes!  

Instructions:

1. Prepare your beets by washing/scrubbing and peeling them if desired.
    • Slice into ¼-½ inch thick slices.
    2. In a dish, whisk together the vinegar and spices (reserve 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar).
      • Place the beets in the dish and allow to marinate for 1 hour.
      3. Wrap the beets in foil, drizzle in the extra marinade and seal well.
        • Place on the BBQ grill for 20-25 minutes until soft.
        4. Remove the beets from the foil and place directly on the grill for 1-2 minutes.
          • Lightly pour on the extra vinegar before serving.

          No juicer? No problem! Organifi Green Juice is a carefully selected blend of 11 different superfoods including turmeric, spirulina, lemon, mint, moringa and more. It was formulated for busy women and men who are looking for a way to super boost their health and support their lifestyle without spending a lot of time or money in the kitchen. Try it today!

          About The Author

          Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

          Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/_traveloholic_).

          Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.



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