Beets, Yellow

Beets, yellow are not as common as red beets but they are sweeter. See more about them below.

Beets, Yellow

Beets, Yellow

More About Yellow Beets:

We have not seen yellow beets on sale in any regular supermarket, but have seen them occasionally at health food stores and some farm markets. We found references on the internet that state that this variety dates back to the 1820s or before, and that they are sweet tasting and won’t bleed like red beets. We enjoy eating them raw or cooked. The greens are also good to eat. Most of the other information on the internet concerned recipes, and we could not find any in-depth specific nutritional for yellow beets, however, we did find the following information for one cup of cooked beets on Health Castle:

  • Calories: 58
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carb: 13 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Fat: 0
  • Potassium: 442 mg

Nutritionally, the golden beet is quite similar to that of red beets. They have similar carbohydrate, fat and protein content and both are equally packed with potassium, a blood pressure-lowering mineral. But there are also some differences beyond basic nutrition. For starters, golden beets are sweeter in taste, and less earthy in flavor. For those who do not like the taste of red beets, there’s a good chance that they may enjoy golden beets. The main nutritional difference between the two are the pigments.

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Some background information:

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