This is part 2 of our Family Christmas menu  – a delicious selection of food that’s just perfect for a Kiwi family Christmas. Here’s the menu for you and in this post, you can find the recipe for Raspberry Beetroot Jelly. Just click on the links below for the other recipes. 

Marmalade and whiskey glazed ham

Retro raspberry and beetroot jelly

Summer asian slaw

Summer ratatouille

Classic pavlova with strawberries and passionfruit

Retro raspberry and beetroot jelly

Serves about 20 party guests

What you need

1kg cooked beetroot (diced)

1 packet of raspberry jelly

250ml water (boiling)

250ml white wine vinegar

How to make

Pack the diced beetroot into a jelly mould. Dissolve jelly into boiling water and add white wine vinegar. Add to the beetroot. Refrigerate overnight until set and keep cool until ready to serve. Serve with a tub of sour cream and chives.


Perfect with bbq food or cold meats such as ham.

Will last for at least a week in the fridge.

If you want to make a family sized jelly, just halve the ingredients.

Don’t forget to check out the other delicious recipes in this series…

Marmalade and whiskey glazed ham

Summer asian slaw

Summer ratatouille

Passionberry Pavlova

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Vanessa and Ingrid share food and photography as their passions. They started in 2009, when they both started having kids. Their blog is a journey through the ups and downs of motherhood with ideas and recipes that have helped make their busy lives a little easier and more enjoyable.It also has lots of fun features such as cook offs between the two sisters.

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Don’t know where this recipe originated from but my family have been making this for Christmas lunch/ dinner for over 45 years. Has become a family favourite and tradition. Such a strange combination but really works!!

Jarrod Rendle

It’s a great recipe isn’t it, perfect for Chrissy! — Kiwi Families

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