Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is both a vegetable side dish and a condiment, and goes with everything from pan fried fish to roast meats. The flavor of the puree is quite intense so you won't need to serve much more than a couple of tablespoons per person.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan then add the onion and garlic and cook for 6-8 mins until golden.
  2. Lower the heat and stir in the beets, vinegar and tomato paste.
  3. Cook gently for 15-20 mins until everything is sticky and caramelized. This can now be served as it is if you like.
  4. Pour in the broth and the cream and stir together. Tip into a food processor and blitz until smooth.
  5. Serve straight away or reheat before serving.
Most Helpful

Nice and easy recipe very flavorful.

PaulC24 November 18, 2009