10 Delicious Beetroot Recipes For Your Toddler

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers

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As a mother, you always try to give your toddler the best in food and nutrition. And it can get difficult sometimes to come up with interesting and delicious recipes for your little one that are also high on nutrition. And one such uninteresting, yet extremely healthy food, is the beetroot.

If you would like to know of some super healthy and delicious beetroot recipes for toddlers that you can make, consider reading our post below.

Top 10 Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers:

Here is our selection of ten easy and delicious recipes for your toddler that feature the beetroot:

1. Beet And Carrot Latkes:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Beet And Carrot Latkes

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You Will Need:

  • 2 cups grated and peeled beetroot.
  • 2 cups grated and peeled carrots.
  • 1 small grated onion.
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • ¼th cup oil
  • ¼th cup all-purpose flour.

How To:

  1. Mix egg, onion, salt, pepper and flour in a bowl. Add carrots and beetroot and mix together.
  1. Heat the oil and drop some of the mix in the oil to make small latkes.
  1. Fry till it is properly cooked on both sides.
  1. Serve with yogurt or cheese dip.

2. Beetroot Soup:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Beetroot Soup

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You Will Need:

  • 3 beetroots peeled and cut in small pieces.
  • 1 potato peeled and cut in small pieces.
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 cups homemade vegetable broth.
  • ¼th cup yogurt

How To:

  1. Place all ingredients in a pan and let it boil.
  1. Let it simmer for about 30 minutes till the vegetables turn soft.
  1. Put in a blender and puree.
  1. Add the yogurt and serve. This is simple and yet yummy beetroot recipe for toddler that you can try.

[ Read: Carrot Recipes For Toddlers ]

3. Cheesy Beetroot Bites:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Cheesy Beetroot Bites

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You Will Need:

  • 1 bread slice
  • Sliced and cooked beetroot
  • Sliced cheese

How To:

  1. Toast the bread on one side.
  1. Turn it and place the slice of cheese and the cooked slices of beet on top.
  1. Grill till the cheese melts.
  1. Cut into bite sized pieces and serve.

4. Beetroot And Chickpea Dip:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Beetroot And Chickpea Dip

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You Will Need:

  • ½ cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1 peeled and cooked beetroot.
  • 2 tbsp. yogurt

How To:

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  1. Make into a smooth dip.

5. Beetroot Milkshake:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Beetroot Milkshake

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You Will Need:

  • 1 grated beetroot
  • 300 ml milk
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • A pinch of cardamom powder.
  • Whipped cream optional
  • Ice cream optional
  • 2 cups water

How To:

  1. Cook the beetroot in water till it turns tender and set aside to cool.
  1. Blend in a food processor.
  1. Add the sugar, milk, cardamom powder and cream and blend again.
  1. Serve cold and with the ice cream in case you are using it.

[ Read: Vegetable Recipes For Toddlers ]

6. Beetroot And Black Bean Patties:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Beetroot And Black Bean Patties

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You Will Need:

  • ½ cup grated beetroot
  • ½ lb. black beans soaked overnight.
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup oats
  • Handful cilantro finely chopped.
  • 1 tsp cumin powder.
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ¼th cup grated onion
  • 2 tsp salsa
  • Oil for frying

How To:

  1. Cook the black beans in a pressure cooker till tender.
  1. Add the oats and breadcrumbs in a food processor and grind well.
  1. Add onion, beetroot, garlic, beans and cilantro and blend. Make sure the beans do not get completely mashed.
  1. Mix the salt, pepper and cumin powder.
  1. Place the mix in a bowl and add the salsa.
  1. Make the mix into patties and fry in the oil.
  1. Serve with ketchup or homemade dip.

7. Beetroot Rice Casserole:

You Will Need:

  • 2 cups sliced cooked beetroot
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 diced and sautéed onion
  • 1 cup cooked and shredded chicken
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ¼th cup whole milk yogurt
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

How To:

  1. Mix the beets, onion, rice and chicken in a bowl.
  1. Add yogurt and egg yolks.
  1. Spray a casserole and place the mix evenly.
  1. Bake for an hour at 350 degrees or till the rice is set. Set aside for five minutes.

8. Mashed Beetroot And Turnips:

You Will Need:

  • 4 beetroots chopped
  • 1 turnip chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste .
  • Water to boil
  • Butter

How To:

  1. Put the beetroots and turnips in a pan along with water and let it boil. Remove once they turn tender.
  1. Once cool, mash and add a dash of butter and salt and pepper as per taste.

9. Baked Beetroot Shapes:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Baked Beetroot Shapes

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You Will Need:

  • 5 thinly sliced beetroots .
  • Olive oil

How To:

  1. Make interesting shapes out of the beetroot slices using cookie cutters.
  1. Brush a baking sheet lightly with the oil.
  1. Bake for about 10 to 20 minutes at 350 degrees till they turn tender. This is one of the simple and easy to make beet recipes for toddlers.

[ Read: Soup Recipes For Toddlers ]

10. Beetroot And Carrot Soup:

Beetroot Recipes For Toddlers - Beetroot And Carrot Soup

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You Will Need:

  • ¼th cup peeled and chopped beetroot.
  • ½ cup peeled and chopped carrots
  • Water
  • Salt as per taste

How To:

  1. Add the vegetables in water and cook in a pressure cooker till they turn tender.
  1. Blend the same in a blender to make it smooth.
  1. Strain the mix and boil it in a pan. Add salt as per taste.

Beetroot is a very healthy food for your toddler, so make sure you include it in various recipe ideas.

Moms, do share some of your innovative beetroot recipes that your toddler loves.

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