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4+ Beetroot Salad Ideas

4+ Unique and delicious Beetroot Salad Ideas that will satisfy all your cravings! You can either have it as a main course in a big bowl with slices of toasted bread or as a side dish. 
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Greek
Keyword beetroot, beetrootsalad, greek, salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 80kcal
Author Pinelopi

Ingredients

  • 8 middle size beets
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup almonds without the skin

Instructions

  • Peel the beets and boil them for 30 minutes.
  • Place the almonds in a pan and bake until golden.
  • Mix the vinegar, maple syrup, salt, pepper and olive oil and put the Vinaigrette aside.
  • Drain the beets and cut them in circular thin slices. Put them in a bowl, put the Vinaigrette and mix well. Serve on a plate, add the almonds and garnish with parsley.

Notes

This salad can be the base of many other combinations such as the follows.
  • Beetroot salad with greens. Use any green salad, add the beetroots slices, drizzle with the vinaigrette and garnish as you wish.
  • Beetroot salad with avocado. Cut the pieces of the salad into small pieces and place in a bowl. Cut an avocado in half remove the stem and remove a little bit of the flesh to make a small hole. Add the small pieces of the salad in the hole and drizzle with nuts, olive oil, and lemon or lime.
  • Beetroot salad with baked tofu. Marinate slices of tofu with the same vinaigrette for 1 hour and bake until golden. Place tofu on a plate, add the beetroot slices and drizzle with more vinaigrette. Sprinkle some powdered nuts.
  • Beetroot salad with coconut yogurt. Place the salad on a serving plate and drizzle with cold coconut yogurt. Mix well.
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Nutrition

Serving: 340g | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 44g | Cholesterol: 238mg | Sodium: 254mg | Potassium: 620mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 2.2mg