Simply Beet Salad – Easy Recipe

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In this light beet salad, the sweet beets are marinated in a light vinaigrette making this healthy salad delightful. Beets are well known to reduce inflammation, help with detoxification and may help ward off cancer. They are also high in vitamin C and fiber. The beet salad can be served over greens as a main or as a side with pork, chicken or beef

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 6 medium beets (beet root)
  • 1/2 small red or white onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. GF caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • Sea salt and freshly ground GF black pepper to taste
  • Instructions

  • Place beets in a deep pot, add water up to 1 inch above the beets. Cook approximately half an hour, depending on the size or until you can easily pierce the beet with a toothpick
  • Drain and cool. Peel the beets and slice into 1/4-inch disks or desired size. Place beets into a bowl and add onions
  • Whisk together vinegar, olive oil, caraway seeds, maple syrup, and parsley. Pour the mixture over the beets and gently stir
  • Season with salt and pepper and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. Bring to room temperature before serving


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