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Beetroot & Leek Side Dish

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Beetroot
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 4 rashes of bacon, roughly chopped (organic if possible)
  • 2 leeks, sliced thinly
  • 1 celery stick, sliced thinly
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced thinly
  • 1 star anise
  • 4-6 beetroot (depending on the size, peeled & cut into wedges)
  • 1 litre of chicken stock (bone broth if possible)
  • 1/3 cup fresh oregano leaves seasoning (salt & pepper)

Instructions

In a saucepan:

  • Cook the bacon over low to medium heat until brown.
  •  Add the oil, leek, celery, garlic and star anise and cook for 5 minutes, or until soft. 
  • Add the beetroot wedges & stock, bring to the boil, then reduce to low & cover. Star anise is a strong flavour so take it out when you are ready.
  • Cook for about 40 minutes, until tender, then season. Add the oregano & serve.
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