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Fresh Beet Salad

Yield 4 servings
To avoid staining your hands, wear disposable latex gloves while peeling and cutting beets for this fresh salad.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.