Classic Beet Salad

Hungry for a healthy and hearty salad? Just beet it. Serve boiled beets marinated in a sweet and spicy vinaigrette dressing for best results. Loaded with anti-oxidants, it's the ultimate dish for optimum health.

Classic Beet Salad


For 6 people

  • 2 bunches beets
  • 1 floz water
  • 1/4 cup(s) white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon(s) white sugar
  • 1/8 cup(s) minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon(s) prepared horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground black pepper
  • 5 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil


Wash beets and trim off greens. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil; add beets and cook, covered, until beets are tender. Remove from heat, drain, and peel and slice when cool. In a large bowl, whisk together the water, vinegar, caraway seeds, sugar, onion, horseradish, cloves, salt, pepper and oil. Add beets and toss to coat. Let stand for several hours, stirring occasionally. Serve at room temperature or chilled, as desired.
2 hours 30 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 123.82 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 1.25g
  • Sodium (mg): 208.76mg
  • Carbs: 3.87g
  • Fat: 12.04g
  • Saturated fat (g): 0.78g
  • Proteins: 0.73g