Facts & Quick Tips
Did you know that red beets get their color from a pigment called "betalain"? Or that beets are antioxidant rich? Research has shown that antioxidants may help maintain a healthy heart, good vision and a healthy immunity, and also may reduce cancer risks. In addition, beets deliver fiber, potassium, and folate. Furthermore, all varieties of Aunt Nellie’s jarred beets are cholesterol-free and contain no saturated fat.
- Beets are more popular than ever! Did you know that jarred beets can be conveniently substituted for fresh beets in many recipes including for salads, soups, main dishes or sides? The peeling (and pickling) is already done for you!
- Add pureed beets to ricotta cheese and a little honey to make a dip for cut-up fresh fruits.
- Make a salad dressing using the liquid from the jarred beets as the base. Or, stir the liquid into a favorite prepared vinaigrette dressing for added zip.
Did you know that sweet and sour red cabbage is a traditional German dish? This favorite German comfort food has become a popular mainstay in many American kitchens.
Aunt Nellie's Sweet & Sour Red Cabbage is an ideal springboard for a variety of skillet dishes. For example, simply cook re-skinned potatoes, smoked sausage, and onion in a large skillet. Stir in the cabbage and liquid; heat and serve! It makes an easy and delicious weeknight entrée.
The seeds to grow Aunt Nellie’s Whole Holland-Style Onions were originally imported from Holland but are now grown in North America!
Aunt Nellie’s Whole Holland-Style Onions are perfect for holiday and entertaining specialty creamed onions. Add drained onions to the rich cream sauce and bake.
Aunt Nellie’s glass-packed veggies, including 3-Bean Salad, have a longer shelf life and are typically less expensive than many other prepared salad options.
Use leftover liquid from Aunt Nellie’s 3-Bean Salad to make a light and easy salad dressing. Simply whisk together bean liquid and lemon juice, then whisk in olive oil and add a pinch of pepper.