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Twatting Vac Packed Beetroot

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shesgrownhorns Mon 25-Mar-19 18:57:25

I love beetroot, and it's supposed to be a super food so I try to eat it when I can. Today however I'm sitting here staring at the unopened packaging because I can't face the mess it makes. Looks like someone's slaughtered a pig in the kitchen by the time I've finished wrestling with the bastard.

AIBU?

MyKingdomForACaramel Mon 25-Mar-19 18:58:20

This is why I buy the little boxes

Incywincybitofa Mon 25-Mar-19 18:59:20

Ziplock bags of beetroot

OwlinaTree Mon 25-Mar-19 19:01:02

Cut the end off in the sink. Drain out the juice. Cut down a side. Tip into a plastic tub. Done!

Sillybonkers Mon 25-Mar-19 19:01:15

What are the little blue boxes? 🤔

I feel your pain OP. Open and eat it over the sink!

BlackeyedGruesome Mon 25-Mar-19 19:01:36

Open corner at the sink, drain, rinse sink, put beetroot into bowl.

Girlwhowearsglasses Mon 25-Mar-19 19:02:49

Do once. Are home very drunk and ate an entire packet.

The next morning he had forgotten and thought he was dying when he went to have a wee! #karma

Treaclesweet Mon 25-Mar-19 19:13:56

Like mango, eat naked pref already in the bath?

Know what you mean though, I've started getting the juice instead it's more containable.

Streamside Mon 25-Mar-19 19:51:03

Buy them fresh, roast them whole in the oven and just peel them.If you wear gloves you can just peel the skin off.

DontCallMeCharlotte Mon 25-Mar-19 19:55:02

One of the many reasons beetroot is not permitted across my threshold.

DH grew it on the allotment last year. I nearly divorced him.

Helplessfeeling Mon 25-Mar-19 20:17:06

I open it in the sink too. There is no other way. It is really tasty but so messy!

puppy23 Mon 25-Mar-19 21:03:01

I used to work in a supermarket and anytime I had to scan through some vacpac beetroot I'd always end up with sticky purple fingers - nightmare

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