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    Beet and Onion Salad

    Beet and Onion Salad. Photo by *Parsley*

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Marlitt's Note:

    I got this recipe for a cookbook "Greek Cooking for the Gods". I'm a beet lover and really enjoy this. The time does not include the chill time.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Trim stems from beets leaving 1/4 inch stem attached.
    2. 2
      Place beets in pan with enough water to cover.
    3. 3
      Boil , cover, reduce heat and simmer until tender about 25 minutes.(I have used whole canned beets and sliced them, works well.).
    4. 4
      Drain and cool. peel and slice in 1/4 inch slices.
    5. 5
      Arrange beets on a platter.
    6. 6
      Top with onions and sprinkle with garlic.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Mix vinegar and oil and pour over beets.
    9. 9
      Refrigerate until well chilled.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 10, 2009

      45

      I used fresh red beets for this. It's a very simple side salad. I made this as written and I thought it was very good, but I could have gone for some chopped fresh herbs over tip for some extra flavor. Maybe also some crumbled feta? Thanx for sharing!

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    • on June 18, 2008

      55

      Made 1/2 this amount because we were having another salad, too. This is the basic way we serve beets in Greece (along with their sauteed or boiled greens), and I think it is simply delicious.

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    • on June 14, 2008

      55

      ZWT4: Made this for my hubby and guests (I am not a beet lover) and it was declared 5 stars by all - no leftovers!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Beet and Onion Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (240 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 248.3
     
    Calories from Fat 164
    66%
    Total Fat 18.3 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 118.7 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.4 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    15%
    Sugars 14.2 g
    56%
    Protein 3.0 g
    6%

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