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Beetroot Relish - Orgran

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 30m



Beetroot Relish Ingredients:

  • beetroot (approx. 3 fresh beetroot)
  • red onion (approx. 1 large onion)
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled & crushed
  • 3 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ORGRAN All Purpose Plain Flour
  • 1/4 cup currants
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 strip lemon peel

Beetroot Ingredients:

  • 10 small fresh beetroot (canned whole baby beetroot can be used in place of fresh beetroot)


Beetroot Relish Method:

  • 1. Peel and finely dice beetroot.
  • 2. Peel and finely dice onion.
  • 3. Put beetroot, onion, garlic, basil leaves, ground cloves, vinegar, water, mustard seeds, flour, currants and lemon juice into an electric food blender. Blend until smooth.
  • 4. Pour liquid into a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and cook over a gentle heat until vegetables are soft.
  • 5. Allow to cool. Return beetroot to blender and blend again to make sure you have a smooth liquid.
  • 6. Return beetroot mixture to saucepan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat. Add sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add strip of lemon peel.
  • 7. Boil gently until liquid has reduced and thickened slightly.
  • 8. Remove strip of lemon peel.
  • 9. While still, pour into warm, sterilized jars and seal until required.

Beetroot Method:

  • Preparation time 20 minutes
  • Cooking time 25 minutes
  • 1. Remove long parts of tops from beetroot and wash.
  • 2. Place beetroot into cold water. Bring water slowly to the boil. Boil gently until beetroot are soft.
  • 3. Remove beetroot from boiling water. Plunge into cold water.
  • 4. Remove short part of tops and skins.
  • 5. Arrange on a serving dish and glaze with Beetroot Relish.