What kind of vegetable is pictured here with the pink and white concentric rings? They look like they might be some kind of beet or radish.

Eel and Bone Marrow, Eggplant, and Pickled Vegetables by Chef Dan Hunter


That is a chioggia beet, I believe, but watermelon radish is also colored similarly.

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    The yellow and dark red slices are also different kinds of beets. Seems like a beet mix to me. :P – Gretel_f Jul 22 '19 at 11:25
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    Those are some phat beets! – Doctor Jones Jul 23 '19 at 11:00
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    Also known as candy cane beets (because of appearance- does not taste like a peppermint stick!) – Damila Jul 23 '19 at 16:41
  • @Gretel_f - if you wouldn't mind, what are those beets? – Alex Reinking Jul 23 '19 at 17:52
  • @Alex Reinking - difficult to say, there are multiple yellow and red varieties. Check the Wikipedia article on beetroots for a rough list. The dark red one is the most common, though. Also i believe there are white ones, so the larger white slices could those. Side note: It's a bit sad to say, but those lovely rings will mostly disappear when cooking them. :( The dark red color is preserved, though. – Gretel_f Jul 23 '19 at 20:17

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