Giant Beet!

Lookee what I found under a bunch of leaves! A Chioggia beet that weighed 9.6 lbs! I bet if there had been a State Fair this year, it would have taken 1st place for biggest beet! Notice the beet tops look like my hair!

 

Here you see me opening it up.

 

and then I sliced it into ‘beet steaks’.

 

We grilled them on the BBQ!  I thought it would have been woody and tough but it was not. I was going to drizzle balsamic vinegar on them but they didn’t need it. It was so delicious and sweet and soft. Of course I would never grow them this big on purpose but rather grow them much smaller. I was just glad it turned out well.

 

 

11 comments on “Giant Beet!

  1. Helena van Heiningen says:

    You are amazing. How long was it growing?

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  2. Jody Pugh says:

    I believe so. Let me check my work schedule. Jody

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  3. Lynn Feuling says:

    Awesome Janine!

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  4. Pamela Grob says:

    Wow, I’ve never seen such a large beet! AMAZING!!

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  5. Janine Cohen says:

    I laughed at that one! Super Nice that it was delicious! Another + for that variety.

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  6. Susie Sonflieth says:

    That is amazing!!!! Glad it was tasty not just pretty.

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  7. tonytomeo says:

    ?! It is big enough for firewood!

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