← Back to Search Results
 Beet and Cumin Salad

Photo by:
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Yield: Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 6 beets
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 large handful Italian parsley, chopped

Directions

Cut the stems from the beet bulbs, leaving ¾-inch attached. Do not trim the roots. Wash well to remove all traces of soil, and boil in salted water for 1 hour, or until tender. Leave until cool enough to handle.

In a bowl, beat the olive oil with the red wine vinegar, cumin, and some freshly ground black pepper to make a dressing.

Wearing rubber gloves so the beet juice doesn’t stain your hands, peel the warm beet bulbs and trim the roots. Halve them and cut into slender wedges and place in the dressing. Halve the onion, slice into slender wedges, and add to the beets. Add the parsley and toss well. Serve this salad warm or at room temperature.


© 2008 Murdoch Books

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 6 servings.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

150kcal (8%)
21mg (2%)
7mg (11%)
6mcg RAE (0%)
303mg
22mg
2g
6g
3g
10g
0mg (0%)
66mg (3%)
2g (8%)
12g (19%)
1mg (5%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

complete-book-of-indian-cooking-350-recipes-from-the-regions-of-india Complete Book of Indian Coo...
by Suneeta Vaswani
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
hot-sour-salty-sweet Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
by Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
fresh-from-the-market Fresh from the Market
by Laurent Tourondel
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?