Fresh Beet Salad

Fresh Beet SaladRecipe
To avoid staining your hands, wear disposable latex gloves while peeling and cutting beets for this fresh salad.


4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 23.2 g
Fiber 6.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 296 mg
Calcium 83 mg


6 medium beets
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
Mixed greens


Cover beets with water, and bring to a boil. Boil 30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. Peel beets, and cut into wedges.

Whisk together vinegar, olive oil, minced garlic, sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; add beets, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with parsley; serve over mixed greens.