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It's Good for Your Gut: Fermented Beets with Ginger and Orange Recipe

Have you tried fermented beets lately? Easy to make, subtly sweet, and even easier to eat to give your gut a boost at each meal, this fermented beets recipe is one of my favorites. I've added ginger and orange this time for some extra flavor.

Allow to ferment 7-10 days. Refrigerate, and enjoy daily.

Body Ecology Fermented Beets Recipe

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Our Veggie Culture Starter makes fermenting vegetables at home simple and reliable. And don't forget: The large amounts of good bacteria in our Starter Culture may enhance digestion, help your body to resist infection, and regulate your appetite and weight.

Fermented beets recipe 1

Ferment Ingredients:

  • 6 medium beets, trimmed, peeled, and sliced in ⅛-inch rounds
  • 1-inch knob ginger, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • Peel of 1 medium orange

It's another kitchen staple that is Body Ecology-friendly: Our classic mayonnaise recipe.

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Fermented beets recipe 2

Brine Ingredients:

In blender -- add water so it is 2/3 full.

Make a batch to enjoy all week: The Body Ecology Diet salad dressing.

Add following:

  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 package cultured vegetable Starter Culture
  • 4-5 droppers of Body Ecology’s Liquid Ancient Earth Minerals
  • Spices: ground cinnamon (or cinnamon sticks), mustard seeds, allspice, cloves, black peppercorns, etc.

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Fermented beets recipe 3

Instructions:

  1. Toss beets, ginger, orange zest, and spices together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Layer this mixture into one quart mason jars. If using cinnamon sticks, put pieces into jars; then fill with brine. Everything must be below the water, and if necessary, weigh down with cabbage, kale, or collard leaves.
  3. Allow to ferment 7-10 days. Refrigerate, and enjoy daily.

Fermented beets recipe 3

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  • Billy

    This looks delicious! I've never had fermented beets before. I have had pickled beets but I'm not sure if there is a difference. Have you pickled them before? Thank you for sharing!

  • FJL

    Recipe sounds great, but the bottom 2 pix certainly don't look like 1/8" thick beet 'rounds'

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