Stop right there. We’ve got dinner sorted. And it’s pizza. Delicious, healthy and nourishing beet crust pizza! It’s hard not to find a person who’s not into a crunchy crust and yummy toppings. And when it’s a pizza that’s rich deep purple, covered in nourishing ingredients and topped with goats cheese how could you say no?
We loooove beets. Whether you roast them whole, blend into a classic soup or drink as juice – beetroot is full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants – a health-food winning combo! Not only is beetroot great for boosting stamina and making muscles work harder, it also contains potassium, magnesium and iron as well as vitamins A, B6 and C, and folic acid.
Fun fact: Research has shown that beetroot can help reduce blood pressure as well as its associated risks such as heart attacks and strokes. This is because the high content of nitrates in beetroot produce a gas called nitric oxide in the blood which widens blood vessels and lowers blood pressure.
Not a beet lover? Don’t worry, you can’t really taste the beets in the crust, it just gives such a vibrant, beautiful colour!
Beetroot Crust & Heirloom Pizza
Just beet it! Try This Beetroot Crust Pizza with Heirloom Tomatoes
Servings: Serves 4 - 2 pizzas