Recipe Ginger Beetroot Relish

This versatile and very tasty Ginger Beetroot Relish will fast become a staple in your fridge. Try adding it to your next cheese board, your guests will be in awe of your relish skills!

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


Approx 1kg


  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds,
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 500g beetroot, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 small brown onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and coarsely grated
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored and coarsely grated
  • 8 pieces Buderim Ginger Naked Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 orange juice
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar


  1. Light toasted cumin and mustard seeds in large heavy based pan.
  2. Place all ingredients in pan over medium-high and bring to the boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 45 minutes or until beetroot is tender and mixture has thickened.
  4. Spoon into sterilised jars.

Tip: Wear disposable gloves when preparing beetroot to avoid staining your hands.

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