Bulls Blood beets were bred in the Netherlands in 1840. It was a bred from the oldest beet variety in existence, the French heirloom Crapaudine. This heirloom variety has been available for growing since the 19th century Victorian era.
Bulls Blood beets rich flavor is earthy and sweet, which becomes more pronounced when cooked.
Add bulls blood beets on top of a base lettuce to add complexity to your normal salad. Enjoy the little bursts of fun flavor and color bulls blood beets can add!
Cut beet greens into strips. Heat a large skillet. Cut bacon into small pieces and cook until crisp. Take bacon out of pan and reserve. Add onion to skillet and cook over low heat, stirring, until nicely browned. Press or mince garlic and stir into onions.
Add spices, vinegar and honey and bring to a boil. Add beet greens, cover, cook, covered, until cooked to your taste. Stir in beans and bacon bits and heat through. Taste and add salt or pepper if needed.