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Beetroot Relish

Beetroot Relish
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword beetroot jam, Beetroot relish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 25
Calories 187kcal


  • 150 ml orange juice
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 0.5 tsp ground ginger
  • 0.5 tsp ground cardamom
  • 550 g sugar
  • 600 g grated beetroot
  • 1 apple peeled and finely diced
  • 550 g sugar


  • Mix together orange juice, lemon juice, vanilla, ginger and ground cardamom.
  • Mix in the sugar followed by the grated beetroot and apple
  • Add the beetroot relish mixture into a pot and cover.
  • After 20 min, open the lid and let the relish cook till finished mixing regularly.



If you want this Beetroot Relish to be a little sharper then feel free to add a little less sugar and a little bit more lemon.
Whilst I call this a beetroot relish, it actually doubles up as a beetroot jam also. Feel free to add more warming jam type spices to this recipe instead.


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 97mg | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.2mg