Chioggia beets

Artificial colors? Genetically modified? No! Chioggia beets are naturally beautiful: red or pink on the outside and red and white stripes inside.

Some interesting facts about Chioggia beets:

  • The name is pronounced kee-oh-gee-ah.
  • Add a little bit lemon juice or white vinegar when cooking the chioggia beets to keep the color from fading.
  • They are also known as the candy cane or candy stripe beets or bulls' eye beets.
  • Chioggia beets originated in Northern Italy in the 19th century.
  • The chioggia beets have a sweet and mild taste and requires less cooking time than other beets.
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