Shaved Yellow Beets and Mint

Shaved Yellow Beets and Mint Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Serve colorful Shaved Yellow Beets and Mint as a healthier alternative to scalloped potatoes. The sweetness of the beets complements the cool flavor of fresh mint.


Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 59
Fat 2.4 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Sodium 245 mg


4 yellow beets
2 teaspoons walnut oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
12 mint leaves, torn


Shave beets very thinly with a chef's knife or mandoline; toss with walnut oil, sugar, salt, pepper, and mint leaves.

Katherine Cobbs,

Cooking Light

May 2014
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