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Beetroot Latte

12 min

Drink

10 ingredients or less

This vibrant latte is creamy, earthy, sweet, and made wholesome with roasted beets and gooey Medjool dates. Make it into a red velvet latte by using plant-based chocolate milk. It's the perfect drink to cozy up with on a cold day.

Servings

Total

12 min

Prep

5 min

Cook

7 min

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups (480 mL)
    unsweetened soy milk*
  • 1
    cooked beet
  • 2
    soft Medjool dates, pits removed
  • 1 tsp (5 mL)
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Directions

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  1. Combine the plant milk, beet, dates, and vanilla extract in a high-powered blender until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour this mixture straight into a saucepan. If your blender isn't very powerful, or if you don't like small fibres to remain in your drink, strain the mixture through a sieve while pouring it into the saucepan.
  3. Place on the stove on medium-high heat and add in a stick of cinnamon. Let the mixture heat up, stirring throughout to prevent burning.
  4. Taste test, and if you like it sweeter add up to 1 Tbsp of maple syrup. Let simmer for about 3 minutes, then remove the cinnamon stick.
  5. To a mug, add a shot of espresso (optional), and then pour over the beetroot-infused milk. Stir, and enjoy!

Notes

  • * Nutrition tip: aim to use plant-based milk that is fortified with calcium.

Storage

  • Best to enjoy immediately.

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Nutrition info

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Mags - Sept. 3, 2021, 8:23 a.m.

I was so addicted to the Golden Latte that I was scared to try the beets, but I'm so happy I did. I love the earthy flavor the beets provide! Keep in mind that you will have a purple tongue after drinking :p Thank you, PUL team!

PUL Team - Sept. 4, 2021, 1:22 a.m.

Thank you for taking the time to share the review, Mags! A lovely reminder about the purple tongue 😛


Georgiana - July 30, 2021, 2:44 p.m.

I love beetroot and I love this latte! It might look strange for others but the combo is amazing and I would recommend it to everyone. I've tried both versions: with and without espresso, both delicious but hey, I am a coffee lover so... :-D

PUL Team - Aug. 1, 2021, 8:49 a.m.

Mmm love the two variations! Thanks so much for the review, Georgiana :)


Lisa - July 9, 2021, 6:04 p.m.

This drink is very good! For someone who did not particularly liked beetroot in the past, that was a pleasant surprise. It could be a great alternative for getting children used to beetroot as well.

PUL Team - July 15, 2021, 2:10 a.m.

So glad you were pleasantly surprised, Lisa!


Aurora - July 9, 2021, 8:55 a.m.

That was delicious and I cannot wait for autumn to have this again!


Cyntia - July 8, 2021, 6:37 p.m.

Beets?? In a latte? Yes please! They are the earthy flavour I never realized I needed in my drinks. Genius idea and so incredibly satisfying. Delicious!

PUL Team - July 10, 2021, 3:27 p.m.

Hehe love to hear this, Cyntia! So glad you're enjoying the latte 😃