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Baby Gold Beets
Inventory, 24 ct : 20.21
This item was last sold on : 08/17/17
Baby Gold beets are harvested young for their edible roots, stems and leaves. 10-12 inch green leafy stems ascend from the Gold beet's rough deep orange, bulbous root. Beets have the highest sugar content of any vegetable and Gold beets are the standard of sweetness. Their flavor is smooth and creamy with just a hint of earthiness. The flesh of the baby Gold beet is bright yellow and unlike Red beets, its coloring does not bleed, though it retains its color when cooked. Beet greens have a similar semi-bitter flavor to swiss chard. Gold beets can be harvested at any time during their growing cycle. If left to mature the roots can reach up to an average of three inches in diameter.
Baby Gold beets are available the year-round.
The Gold beet, Beta vulgaris, is a root vegetable and member of the Chenopodiaceae family. There are several varieties of Gold beets, however not all Gold beet varieties produce the same quality beet. The "Touchstone Gold" is one of the choice varieties of beets that is produced on a commercial-level scale. Baby Gold beets are cultivated as a table beet, though they do contain betaxanthin pigments which could serve as food coloring.
Gold beets are a great source of the phytonutrients called betalains. Betalains have both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which can create detoxifying effects. Betalians are not heat-stable, though, so longer cooking times can decrease their presence in beets.
Baby Gold beets should be steamed or roasted to bring out their beast flavor and texture. Their smaller size will shorten required cooking time. The skin is easily peeled once cooked. Gold beets can be used to replace Red beets in any given beet recipe. Gold beets pair well with citrus, especially tangerines and lemons, butter lettuce, parsley, chives, tarragon, cumin, bacon, buttermilk, creme fraiche, smoked fish, cheeses such as chèvre and gorgonzola, walnuts, hazelnuts and wine vinegars such as champagne and red wine. Gold beets are a great salad and soup beet and they can be preserved by pickling them with the use of a basic pickling recipe. Beet greens can be used for salads or as a pot herb.
All cultivated beets are descendents of the sea beet (B. maritima), a wild seashore plant found growing along the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts of Europe and North Africa. The sea beet, though was more weed-like with no edible root. Romans are credited with the cultivation of wild beets into domesticated beets, primarily using the plant for its greens. Domesticated beets evolved into an edible root vegetable. The discovery of beet's high sugar content led to its increased agricultural value. Gold beets are native to Europe. Though their exact origins are unknown, their original purpose was as feedstock. Although beets are tolerant of heat, they prefer a cooler climate for prolific and expeditious growing. It is common horticultural knowledge that faster beets grow, the better the flavor.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Cesar RSF||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-771-1313|
|Sheraton Carlsbad (20/20)||Carlsbad CA||760-827-2400|
|Brigantine Corp||San Diego CA||858 926 9644|
|Wrench and Rodent||Oceanside CA||760-840-1976|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station Banquets||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|Pardon My French Bar & Kitchent||San Diego CA||619-546-4328|
|Great Maple||San Diego CA||619-255-2282|
|Solace & the Moonlight Lounge||Encinitas CA||760-753-2433|
|Urban Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-239-2222|
|Brigantine Poway||Poway CA||858-486-3066|
|Marriott Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-6029|
|The Country Club Of Rancho Bernardo||San Diego CA||858-451-9100|
|The Tavern||Coronado CA||602-628-5890|
|Town & Country San Diego||San Diego CA||619-291-7131|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 x4|
|Union Kitchen & Tap (Encinitas)||Encinitas CA||760-230-2337|
|Madison||San Diego CA||619-822-3465|
|Seasalt||Del Mar CA||858-755-7100|
|Harvest Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-709-0938|
|JSIX American restaurant & Bar||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Cody's at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-459-0040|
|Bekker's Catering||San Diego CA||619-287-9027|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Salvuccis||San Diego CA||619-255-1112|
|The Joint||San Diego CA||619-222-8272|
|Neighborhood Burger||San Diego CA||619-446-0002|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Main Kitchen||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|University Club||San Diego CA||619-234-5200|
|Ponsatys||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-771-1871|
|Viejas Casino Grove Steakhouse||Alpine CA||800-295-3172|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|The Oceanaire Seafood Room||San Diego CA||619-858-2277|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
|Searsucker Downtown||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Kitchens For Good||San Diego CA||619-851-4091|
|Red Card Cafe||San Diego CA||858-291-8030|
|Parakeet cafe||La Jolla CA||619-578-1040|
|Dan Gonzales Inc.||San Diego CA||858 922 0522|
|Bice Ristorante||San Diego CA||469-450-3519|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|Bistro du Marche by Tapenade||La Jolla CA||858-551-7500|
|Fish 101||Encinitas CA||760-943-6221|
|Stone Brewing-Liberty Station||San Diego CA||619-269-2100|
|Herb & Wood||San Diego CA||619-955-8495|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Cow by Bear||San Diego CA||415-565-9989|
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|One Door North||San Diego CA||858-232-4220|
|Dolce at the Highlands||San Diego CA||858-847-2740|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Buona Forchetta (Liberty Station)||San Diego CA||619-458-9231|
|Solterra Winery + Kitchen||Encinitas CA||760-230-2970|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Real Food & Spirits||Solana Beach CA||858-793-7325|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|Waypoint Public Del Sur||San Diego CA||858-312-8398|
|Cultivate Juicing Company||San Diego CA||858-270-9900|
|The Cork and Craft||San Diego CA||858-618-2463|
|Paradise Point Resort Tidal||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|The Curious Fork||Solana Beach CA||650-468-6195|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
Recipes that include Baby Gold Beets. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Kitchen Konfidence||Beet and Turnip Gratin|
|Healthy Nibbles and Bits||Swiss Chard and Golden Beet Frittata|
|Pure Wow||Oven-Roasted Beets and Potatoes|
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