Beetroot, bacon and cheddar bread

Beetroot, bacon and cheddar bread

Nutritional Benefits

  1. Beetroot: Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, beetroot helps boost the immune system, improves digestion, and promotes healthy skin.
  2. Bacon: While bacon is high in saturated fat and sodium, it is also a good source of protein and provides essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B12, zinc, and selenium.
  3. Cheddar Cheese: Cheddar cheese is a good source of calcium, protein, and vitamins A and B12. It also contains beneficial fatty acids that promote heart health.


  1. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  5. 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  6. 1 cup buttermilk
  7. 1/2 cup cooked and crumbled bacon
  8. 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  9. 1/2 cup grated beetroot
  10. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Processing Steps

  1. Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a loaf pan.
  2. Step 2: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Step 3: In a separate bowl, combine the melted butter and buttermilk.
  4. Step 4: Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Step 5: Fold in the bacon, cheddar cheese, beetroot, and parsley.
  6. Step 6: Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan and smooth the top.
  7. Step 7: Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Step 8: Allow the bread to cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then remove from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Tips and Recommendations

  • Tip 1: To enhance the flavor, you can add a teaspoon of garlic powder or dried herbs to the dry ingredients.
  • Tip 2: Serve the bread warm with a pat of butter or cream cheese for a delicious breakfast or snack.
  • Tip 3: Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.
  • Tip 4: You can freeze the bread for longer storage. Slice it before freezing and thaw individual slices as needed.
  • Tip 5: Experiment with different cheese varieties or add other vegetables like spinach or grated carrots for added nutrition.

Shopping List:

  1. All-purpose flour
  2. Baking powder
  3. Salt
  4. Black pepper
  5. Unsalted butter
  6. Buttermilk
  7. Bacon
  8. Cheddar cheese
  9. Beetroot
  10. Fresh parsley

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