How to quickly boil beets without getting your hands and dishes dirty: an elementary life hack

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to cook beets in a few minutes

The most unpleasant thing about cooking beetroot dishes is boiling the vegetables. Hands, table, and dishes – everything gets dirty and very difficult to clean. In addition, traditional boiling takes a lot of time. Fortunately, there is a method that will take only 15 minutes to cook and still leave everything clean.

The useful life hack is published on the pp_secrets Instagram page.

Put the beetroot in a bag

1. Put the clean beetroot in a plastic bag.

2. Pour plain cold water over the vegetables so that they are completely covered.

Pour water

3. Tie it well.

Making cuts on the package

4. Make punctures on the bag from above.

Cooking beetroot in the microwave

5. Put in the microwave for about 12-13 minutes.

The idea was published on the recept1001 Instagram page.

Screenshot of recept1001's Instagram post.


  • beets – 1 pc
  • pickled cucumber – 1 pc
  • garlic – 2 cloves
  • walnuts – 35 g
  • apple – 1 pc
  • mayonnaise – 80 g
  • prunes – 35 g
What vitamin salad can be made from beets

Method of preparation:

1. Peel and coarsely grate the beets.

2. Prunes pour hot water and leave for a while to swell.

3. Remove, dry, remove the pits, cut into strips.

4. Finely chop the pickles. Squeeze the garlic.

5. Peel the apple from the skin and seeds, and grate coarsely.

6. Lightly brown the nuts.

7. Combine beets, nuts, apples, prunes, cucumbers and garlic.

8. Mix all ingredients and season with mayonnaise. Sprinkle the top of the salad with chopped nuts.

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