Oxacaca Beet Recipe

Oxacaca Beet Recipe
Staff Writer

Courtesy of OAK at Fourteenth

The Oxacaca Beet.

Who needs tomato juice when you can use beets? At Boulder, Colo.'s OAK at Fourteenth, Bryan Dayton created a beet version of the Bloody Mary using beets, mole bitters, orange liqueur, and tequila. 

Ingredients

  • 1  Ounce  fresh beet juice
  • 1/2  Ounce  mezcal
  • 1  Ounce  Reposado tequila
  • 1  Ounce  Grand Marnier
  • 1/2  Ounce  fresh lemon juice
  • dashes mole bitters

Directions

Combine all ingredients and serve. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
19g
21%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
12µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
23mg
2%
Choline, total
7mg
2%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
27mg
4%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
229mg
15%
Water
64g
2%

Beet Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Beet Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook different types separately and then combine.