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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.
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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.
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red as a beetroot

(of a person) red-faced, typically through embarrassment.
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(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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The thing about beetroot is they can be tasteless, but at this time of year you should not have many problems finding tasty ones.
Slice the beetroot thinly too, or chop it up if you prefer.
Cooking time will depend on the size and age of the beetroot _ smaller, younger beetroot are boiled for 30 minutes, whereas larger and older vegetables require 45-60 minutes or longer.
The growers can increase production of beetroot from 700 mounds per acre to 1200 mound per acre by using latest technology.'Farmers should contact their nearest agriculture center or toll free agri helpline through 0800-15000 and 0800-29000 from 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m for getting information or guidance', he added.
Most promising may be how beetroot juice affects people with heart disease and the elderly.
Ingredients Serves 4 180g crowdie cheese 240ml semi-skimmed milk 480ml double cream 2 gelatine leaves, soaked in cold water 60g mixed leaves, I like to use red vein sorrel, rocket and Mizuna leaves 20g walnuts, finely grated a pinch of salt For pickled beetroot: 500g mixed beetroots 250ml white wine vinegar 125g caster sugar 5 coriander seeds, crushed 1 star anise 1 chilli 10g honey For Parmesan crisp: 100g Parmesan cheese, grated 15g plain flour
Medical researchers, from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, have been studying beetroot's blood pressure lowering effects for S S S years They've found that drinking just a cup of beetroot juice a day can lower blood pressure, reducing the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
6 BABY beetroots can be pan-fried in olive oil with other baby vegetables to serve as an accompaniment to meet or fish.
SUPPLIERS Opus buys beetroots, baby herb leaves and edible flowers from Edward Alain Cook, specialist fruit and vegetable wholesalers, Unit 88, Birmingham Wholesale Market, Pershore Street.
Washington, Apr 16 ( ANI ): A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce your blood pressure, a new study led by an Indian researcher has found.
Leaving the whole beetroot in the pot, ladle the soup into bowls, place a good splash of fresh cream in each.
While we are all familiar with the purple types, you can also grow white, yellow and striped beetroots, as well as long roots, which are easy to slice.
The beetroots are also an essential part of salad which is largely consumed across the world, therefore, growers should cultivate beetroots at maximum space of their lands, he added.
Agri spokesman further said that August is a most suitable season for cultivation of beetroots. However, its cultivation can also be completed by mid of September.