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Medical Use: REED BEET MEAL LEAF 2 Ingredients 2 medium red beets 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 pinch of salt 1 cube of sugar 1 teaspoon of water Recipe; Wash red beets with plenty of water. Leave the washed beets in a medium saucepan to boil. If the beets are boiled, wait for them to cool and peel their shells. Put the olive oil in a separate pot and cook the small chopped onions beforehand. Continue to roast the onion until it is pink. Add the beetroot with the onions in pink and continue to fry. After the curd, add vinegar, lemon juice and salt and mix. Finally, melt 1 cup of sugar cubes into 1 cup of water. Add the water to the beets. Close the lid of the cook and cook the food on a low heat. . Red beet ready to eat. You can now serve. Bon Appetit. BEYZA BALKAN Today the beetroot is still championed as a universal panacea. One of the most controversial examples is the official medium red position of the South African Health Minister on the treatment of AIDS. Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, Health Minister under Thabo Mbeki, had been nicknamed "Dr Beetroot" for promoting beets and other vegetables over antiretroviral AIDS medicines, which she considers toxic