Easter Beets

Morning Beet PatrolHere’s the answer to the question Do beets grow in South Texas? These are some of the second harvest of a couple rows we planted in January. Next year, more rows starting in November.

A few weeks ago we roasted some individually wrapped in aluminum foil and drizzled with olive oil, then served with crumbled bacon and onions over steamed beet greens, accented by a vinaigrette dressing. They were delicious.

Disclosure: The next day after you eat them, they make you pee pink.

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4 Comments

  1. Mom April 9, 2012 at 4:53 pm #

    Would they get bigger if you left them in the ground longer? Mom

  2. bdunn April 10, 2012 at 4:12 am #

    The ones still in the ground will get bigger now that I’ve thinned out the rows (unless it gets too hot too quickly, which is always a possibility).

  3. Grace April 11, 2012 at 9:07 am #

    Addendum to your disclosure – if you eat enough of them, you might think you are pooping blood. You aren’t. Don’t ask me how I know about that.

  4. bdunn April 11, 2012 at 9:38 am #

    OK I won’t!

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