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red as a beetroot

Blushing, usually from embarrassment. I was red as a beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class. Oh, Mike definitely likes you—he turns red as a beetroot every time you're around!
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go beetroot (red)

To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. She went beetroot red when her crush came up and talked to her. I went beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class.
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go (as) red as a beetroot

To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. She went red as a beetroot when her crush came up and talked to her. I went as red as a beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class.
See also: beetroot, red

red as a beetroot

BRITISH or

red as a beet

AMERICAN
If someone is as red as a beetroot, their face is very red, usually because they are hot or embarrassed. After running around in the heat, Jonah's face was as red as a beetroot. He'd been out in the sun so long, he was as red as a beet. Note: You can also say that someone goes or turns red as a beetroot or red as a beet. He turned as red as beetroot when I told him. Meg trembled and went as red as a beet.
See also: beetroot, red

red as a beetroot

(of a person) red-faced, typically through embarrassment.
See also: beetroot, red

(as) red as a ˈbeetroot

(British English) (American English (as) red as a ˈbeet) (informal) with red cheeks, because you feel angry, embarrassed or hot: I could feel myself going red as a beetroot when she said that my work had been chosen for the prize.My face is always as red as a beet when I come out of the sauna.
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In studies, beetroot juice intake ranged from 2-3 ounces to as much as 2 cups daily.
A salad with beetroot can now mean a plate of wafer-thin crunchy discs tossed with vinaigrette and poppy seeds.
To serve, put a dollop of the beetroot puree on a plate and top with a quenelle of mousse.
Jon Edwards, the award-winning head chef at Cardiff's Park House restaurant, is a big fan of beetroot, and here he shares his best recipes featuring it as a main ingredient.
5 BEETROOT can be boiled, steamed or baked and the outer skin needs to be rubbed off once cool enough to handle.
Our hope is that increasing one's intake of vegetables with a high dietary nitrate content, such as green leafy vegetables or beetroot, might be a lifestyle approach that one could easily employ to improve cardiovascular health," Amrita Ahluwalia, Ph.
Hints and Tips You could use ready cooked beetroot (not in vinegar) but the end result won't have the same depth of flavour, as these tend to be soggy and overcooked.
Beetroot is a greedy feeder, so make sure your soil has been well-manured over the years or work in a general fertiliser such as blood, fish and bone before sowing.
Suffolk has produced the UK's first organic beetroot crop just for juicing.
Beetroot is a real superfood, low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals.
New York, December 19 ( ANI ): One quick way to lower your blood pressure could be as simple as drinking a glass of beetroot juice, researchers say.
We cook the beetroots in their skins cool them and the skin is removed.
To serve Slice the duck over the cabbage and serve with the beetroots, caramelised apple and pan fried new potatoes.