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I'm making a skirt steak salad with baby beets to feed 25-30 people. Not sure how many beets I should buy. I was thinking 2 dozen.

It seems like they are sold in bunches of four, I don't want to over buy.

asked by James Durazzo over 4 years ago
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Monita is a Recipe Tester for Food52

added over 4 years ago

Will depend alot on how small the baby beets are. If they are bite size 0 which they can be sometimes, I'd get more. Otherwise 2 dozen should work

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amysarah is a trusted home cook.

added over 4 years ago

2 dozen for that many people is less than one beet per person. Assuming they're small ('baby'), I'd double it. At least.

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added over 4 years ago

Yes, they are bite sized, rather small. I don't want them to overwhelm the salad. I think I might go with 3 dozen

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added over 4 years ago

You might want to just give the full menu

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