Are you ready to try a truly unique beet recipe? Pickled beets, baked beets, and canned beets – you’ve probably tried them all. Now try our delicious and colorful beet salad recipe. This is a simple, unique and exceptionally nutritious salad.
Before we get to the beet recipe here’s a few beet nutrition facts. Beets have good amounts of iron, vitamin A, folic acid, potassium and calcium. Because beets are rich in alkaline elements like potassium, calcium and magnesium they also help to fight acidosis. Acidosis is a condition that results when too much acid is formed in the body thereby depleting alkaline reserves. Acidosis is a sign of underlying disease in one’s body.
You can fight disease by making raw vegetables like leafy greens, carrots, bell peppers, broccoli and even beets a part of the mainstay of your daily diet.
Beet Recipe for Beet Salad
Preparation time: 10 minutes
3– 4 cups freshly shredded beets (approximately 2 medium beets)
Vinaigrette Dressing for Beet Salad Recipe
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons cold pressed olive oil
1 tablespoon raw honey
Dash herbemare (sea salt and herb concoction found in whole food store)
Dash freshly ground pepper
Peel the fresh beets and cut them into thick slices that will easily fit into the feeding tube of your food processor. After shredding, you should have 3 – 4 cups of shredded beet for your beet salad recipe. Place shredded beets into a large bowl.
Next, whisk the remaining ingredients together in a small bowl. Taste and adjust the flavors to your liking. The beet is quite sweet so keep that in mind when adjusting the flavors of the vinaigrette dressing. Pour the vinaigrette dressing over the beet recipe and toss gently. Put in a covered dish and refrigerate until ready to serve.
To your good health!