Beet Bites

by | Jul 12, 2020 | Homemade Dog Food Recipes | 0 comments

Beetroot dog biscuit recipe

Oh, just for fun and this biscuit recipe does makes a nice hard crunchy dog treat using beetroot which I saw packaged, precooked and on sale in my local Co-op.  Add some oats, flour, a beaten egg, and just for fun some golden breadcrumbs and you have a purplish tasty dog treat.  I’m using these biscuit cutters if you are interested but any will do.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cooked beetroots
  • 2 Eggs
  • 280g (10z) rolled oats
  • 140g (5oz) plain flour
  • 60g (2oz) golden breadcrumbs
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) of meat stock (low salt if using cubes)

METHOD

golden breadcrumbs

1. Add 60g (2oz) of breadcrumbs to a mixing bowl.

flour and oats in a bowl

2. And 280g (10oz) of rolled oats and 140g (5oz) of plain flour.

adding a beaten egg to a bowl

3. Add a beaten egg.

blending beetroot

4. Blend 3 precooked beetroots.

Adding beetroot to biscuit mix

5. Add beetroot to bowl.

mixed beetroot dog biscuit dough

6. Give it a good mix.

adding stock to mixing bowl

7. Add just a little at a time, add enough stock to turn ingredients into a pastry.  100ml should be more than enough.

beetroot biscuit dough ball

8. Roll into a ball and leave for 10 minutes.

cutting out beetroot biscuits

9. Roll to a half-inch thick and cut out shapes.

beetroot biscuits on a baking tray

10. Place on a baking tray and cook at 150c (Gas mark 2) for around 1hr 30 mins or until rock hard.

cooked beetroot biscuits

11. 90 mins later and they are cooked!  Look good!

dog eating a beet bite

12. Give one to a lucky dog!

How to store

As a general guide if meat protein is present in recipe then it will last around 3 to 5 days stored in a cool place.  If it has second class protein in it eg. cheese, lentils, eggs, etc, then they will store for about 10 days in a cool place. You can use cake tins lined with baking paper – greaseproof. If there is no meat or second class proteins present then it will last around 3 weeks before they go soft like human biscuits.

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