The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet, also as garden beet, red beet or golden beet.
In indian cuisine, chopped, cooked spiced beet is a common side dish. In some regions, also used with a dollop of yogurt, mildly spiced.
Him and Her got the seed packet and alloted two squares for the beets.
The leaves which are also edible ( as later reading revealed), were easy target for the winged garden visitors.
About the beets, there were few harvested, probably 4 per square feet. Though the size of the beets weren’t a match for those sometimes found in the grocery stores, the color and crispy freshness was beyond compare!
And of course needless to say,organic is the key!