Red Beet Salad


This super easy and simple red beet salad is made with only a few ingredients. The perfect side dish at any barbecue gathering.

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Red beet salad
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2020-08-18, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 20 minutes.

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Updated at: 01-03-2021

20 minutes 4 people Salads
Red beet salad


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  • about 10 red beets - you can cook or roast them yourself of buy pre-cooked beets
  • 2 shallots
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • about 40 ml red wine vinegar
  • about 100 ml sunflower oil
  • pepper and salt to taste
Red beet salad ingredients
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  • optional: oven or large pan
  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • large bowl
  • whisk

Red Beet Salad

20 minutes 4 people Salads

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Preparation -- 10 minutes + optional cooking time

If you use raw beets, you should rinse them very well and then cook or roast them in the oven until they're soft. The easiest way to peel them afterward is by holding them under running water, then wipe the peel off with your finger.

Peel and finely chop the shallots. Mix the finely chopped shallots with mustard and vinegar in a large bowl. Then slowly pour in the oil while mixing with a whisk.

If you add the oil too quickly, the oil and vinegar will not mix well. Season the vinaigrette with salt and pepper.

Red beet salad
Red beet salad

Finishing the red beet salad -- 10 minutes

Cut the beetroot into (half) slices or cubes. Add these to the large bowl of the vinaigrette and mix well.

This salad is best when the flavors of the dressing have been absorbed well, but you can also serve it immediately. Delicious as a side dish, for example, at a barbecue gathering, enjoy!

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