Beet Tahini Salad

Beet Tahini Salad

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If you’re looking for an easy, healthy dish that is sure to impress a crowd, look no further than this delicious beet tahini salad. It uses simple, fresh ingredients like boiled or roasted beets, tahini, lemon juice and red wine vinegar to create a bright and flavorful dish that is perfect for any occasion. Plus, it can be made ahead of time so you have one less thing to worry about when entertaining! 

Health Benefits Of Beet Tahini Salad

Not only is this salad delicious but it’s also incredibly healthy too! Beets are rich in vitamins A and C as well as minerals like iron and calcium. They are also full of antioxidants which help protect against cell damage caused by free radicals in the body. Tahini is made from ground sesame seeds which are high in fiber and protein as well as iron and zinc. As an added bonus, this salad contains no dairy or gluten making it perfect for those with food sensitivities or allergies. 

Why We Love The Beet Tahini Salad

Beet tahini salad is the perfect dish for any gathering—it looks beautiful on the plate, tastes great and has plenty of health benefits too! With its simple ingredients list and easy assembly process, this salad can easily become a staple in your dinner rotation. Plus thanks to its versatility you can customize it however you like by adding different vegetables or herbs for additional color and flavor! There’s no doubt about it—beet tahini salad will quickly become your new favorite go-to dish!

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What Mixes Well With Beets?

Beets are a fantastic vegetable on their own, but they can also be mixed with other root vegetables to create a delicious and nutritious side dish. Some good combinations include beets and carrots, beets and turnips, or beets and parsnips. Adding a little butter or olive oil will help to enhance the flavor of the beets, and you can even sprinkle some fresh herbs on top for extra flavor. Give it a try!

Can you eat beets raw in a salad?

Yes, you can eat beets raw in a salad. Just make sure to peel the beets first, since the skin is tough and not very tasty. Beets are a great source of fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium. They have a slightly sweet and earthy flavor that goes well with other vegetables in a salad.

What can you add to beets to make them taste better?

You can add a variety of things to beets to make them taste better, but one of our favorites is to turn them into a beet tahini salad! The sweetness of the beets pairs perfectly with the nutty flavor of tahini, and it’s a great way to get some extra vegetables into your diet.

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Beet Tahini Salad

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 2 Hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Cuisine: South American

Ingredients

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  • 4 Large Beets (Boiled/Roasted & Peeled)
  • 2 Tbsp Raw Tahini
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 12 Tbsp Cold Water
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Dill
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Mint
  • Salt & Pepper to Taste

Instructions

Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil and add 4 large beets, cook until fork tender. Remove from the water and run under cold water, using your hands to remove the skin from the outside of the beet. (A little pressure and the skin should slide right off). Chop your beets and set in a bowl. This can be done a day or two before making the salad, if you want to prepare the beets separately.

To prepare the dressing; combine tahini, salt, pepper, lemon juice, red wine vinegar and water. Stir until thoroughly mixed. mix the dressing and the beets together. Chop your herbs and combine half into the salad and use the rest as a topping. If you would like to eat this salad cold place in fridge for a few hours and top with fresh herbs just before serving!

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  • As a side to your favorite main dish (See main dishes HERE)
  • On a bed of greens as a meal

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