Who knew that beets could be so good? This prehistoric food is naturally sweet and contains valuable nutrients to help control high cholesterol, boost energy levels and are essential in a natural detox. Try some of these delicious beetroot salad ideas which make for a light lunch or dinner meal.
Roasted beet salad with feta cheese
Try this colourful salad the next time you want something light and tasty for dinner. Sprinkle some feta cheese over the top, then garnish with lemon juice and cracked black pepper.
Beetroot and spinach salad
Pick some baby spinach leaves straight from the garden to add into this summer salad. Roasted walnuts make for the perfect side to the dish.
Carrot, beetroot and quinoa salad
If you’re a fan of quinoa, make sure to try this salad with beets and spinach. This dish is also vegan and gluten-free, so it’s perfect for everyone!
Beet and apple salad
For something a little sweet to beat 3:30-itis, this apple and beetroot salad makes for the perfect snack. Serve with yummy pistachios sprinkled over the top for added texture.
Chickpea and beetroot salad
To make your salad a little more filling, add a handful of boiled chickpeas before serving with cashews and crumbled goats cheese.
Israeli couscous with beets and walnuts
Create this rainbow salad which takes just minutes to complete from scratch! Serve with fresh dill, lemon juice, parsley and oregano for that authentic taste.
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