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Beet Salad Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

This beet salad recipe has a great assortment of flavors and textures and any salad lovers will want to give this one a try.

Ingredients

Beet Salad
1 large fresh beet, washed and halved
1 head leaf lettuce, washed and dry
1/2 cup carrots, peeled and sliced thin
1 large fresh mozzarella cheese ball, sliced 1/4" think slices
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
fresh pepper

(Serves 2)

DRESSING
4 teaspoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons red or white wine vinegar
2 Tablespoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons honey
dash of black pepper

(Serves 2)

Directions

Salad

Bring a medium pot of water to boil over high heat.

Once water is boiled, add both halves of the washed beet.

Boil beet for 20-25 minutes or until tender when tested through with a fork.

Meanwhile, break the lettuce into bite sized pieces and arrange on serving platter.

Sprinkle carrot slices over lettuce.

Once beet is cooked through, rinse under cold water.

When beet is cool enough to handle, rub the exterior to peel away the outer layer of the beet.

Alternately, use a carrot peeler to peel away the outer layer of the beet.

Slice the beet into 1/4" thick slices.

Lay the beet slices and fresh mozzarella slices alternating across the top of the platter of lettuce.

Dressing

Combine all the ingredients in a small cup or jar and mix or shake until well combined.

Drizzle the desired amount of dressing over the platter of salad.

Sprinkle over the chopped parsley.

Grind over some fresh black pepper.

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