How to stop beetroot staining your chopping board

Love beetroot, but hate the wash-up and stained chopping boards? Here’s our game-changing tried-and-tested Kitchen Hack for chopping beetroot with zero staining

By: Dinnerly / 09.11.2021

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Beetroot makes for a glorious addition to dishes from salads, to burgers, roasts and more, but it can be a hazardous veggie with its ability to leave bright purple stains on everything it touches.

Watch our super easy and clever tip on how to prep your boards before you start chopping:

How to stop beetroot staining your chopping board

Easy, quick and game-changing, our Head of Culinary, Yasmin Newman, is teaching you our tried-and-tested kitchen hacks! Before you start chopping beetroot, rub your chopping board with a light layer of oil. Because beetroot juice is water-based, it won’t mix with the oil!

Clever, right! Now there’s no excuse to skip adding in beetroot just because of the juice.

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