6 Delicious Ways to Use Beets Under 300 Calories

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Beets have been touted as a superfood — and for good reason. The antioxidant-rich root vegetable is low in calories (60 per cup) and contains more iron than spinach. Beets are also rich in potassium and fiber and studies show they have anti-inflammatory benefits. From a savory egg breakfast to luscious brownies, here are seven creative and delicious ways to use beets.

1. SWEET POTATO BEET HASH WITH EGGS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 287; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 186mg; Sodium: 250g; Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 11g

2. ROASTED BEET KALE SALAD WITH CANDIED WALNUTS | THE ENDLESS MEAL

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 248; Total Fat: 17g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 175mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 4g

3. CHERRY LIME RED BEET SMOOTHIE | HEALTHY NIBBLES AND BITS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 118; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 113mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 3g

4. PRESSURE COOKER BEET AND TOMATO SOUP | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 114; Total Fat: 2.2g; Saturated Fat: 0.4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 102.4mg; Carbohydrate: 21.1g; Dietary Fiber: 3.7g; Sugar: 6.5g; Protein: 3.4g

5. BEET BROWNIES WITH VEGAN CHOCOLATE GANACHE FROSTING | LENTINE ALEXIS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 211; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 56mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 2g

6. 4-INGREDIENT BEET BERRY SMOOTHIE | DIETITIAN DEBBIE DISHES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 234; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 391mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 33g; Protein: 11g

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