Botanical Name: Beta vulgaris
Common Names: Rainbow beet mix and beetroot mix
Description: The rainbow beet mix utilizes all the fantastic colors that beets are naturally found. Yellow, deep burgundy, robust green and soft pink are some to name a few. Rainbow beet mix will no doubt add color to any dish. It can be found in soup, sautéd and salads.
- Beets’ ancestors came from the sea off the coast of southern Europe.
- Beets contain a natural dye and can be found in sauces, jelly, desserts and cereal.
- Beets pre-date the Christian religion.
The following table provides the nutritional values for 1 cup (38 grams ) of raw beet tops provided by the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009):
|Monounsaturated Fat||.010 g|
|Vitamin C||11.4 mg|
|Vitamin B6||.040 mg|