Veggie Type: Root
Season: Primarily considered a fall/winter vegetable, but also available in summer
Peak months: June-October
Uses: Beets are surprisingly versatile! Roasted beets make an excellent side dish, on their own or mixed in combination with other root vegetables. Cooked beets can be pureed for smoothies, sliced for sandwiches, or chopped for a salad. Or get creative and swap red food coloring for beet puree in a red velvet cake!