Yummy Healthy Snack: Plain & Beetroot Grissini

Yummy Healthy Snack: Plain & Beetroot Grissini

Plain & Beetroot Grissini

Beetroot is indeed very nutritious and offers numerous health benefits. Here are some of the key benefits of including beetroot in your diet:

  • Rich in Nutrients
  • Improves Blood Pressure
  • Supports Digestive Health
  • Supports Brain Health
  • Helps Fight InflammationSupports Detoxification
  • Promotes Healthy Skin.

Incorporating beetroot into your diet, whether through fresh beets, beet juice, or beetroot-based recipes like beetroot grissini, can be a great way to take advantage of these health benefits.

Beetroot Grissini are a vibrant and healthy gluten free twist on the traditional Italian breadsticks. Here's a recipe to make these colourful snacks at home.

Here's a Fun Beetroot Recipe for your to Make


200g Focaccia mix

Half a teaspoon of salt

40g of sourdough starter

20g olive oil

200g of Beetroot juice

Alternatively you can make your own Beetroot Juice: Blend well 2 plain cooked beetroots with 200g water.


Mix all ingredients together, cover and leave in a warm place for up to 8 hours.

Take out the dough, spread and fold a few times till smooth.

Roll out so the dough is about half an inch thick.

Cut into thin strips and twist gently.

Place onto a baking tray, about half an inch apart.

Cover and prove for an hour.

Preheat the oven to 200*C.

Brush or spray water before placing in the oven.

Bake for 30 minutes then turn off the oven and open the door, leave till cooled.

To make without beetroot simply use 200 g of water.

Add herbs like rosemary or thyme or seeds to the dough before shaping or sprinkle with sea salt.

Store the grissini in an airtight container to keep them nice and crispy.

Enjoy your homemade beetroot grissini as a snack or serve them with dips like hummus, tzatziki or a cheese platter.


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