Sweet and spicy beetroot salad

Sweet and spicy beetroot salad


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About this recipe: A colourful salad that's also packed full of flavour. Beetroots are boiled, peeled, sliced and tossed in a caraway seed and clove dressing. It's the perfect side salad.


Serves: 6 

  • 2 bunches beetroots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Wash beetroots and trim off greens. Bring a medium pot of salted water to the boil, add beetroots and cook, covered, until beetroots are tender. Remove from heat, drain and peel and slice when cool.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the water, vinegar, caraway seeds, sugar, onion, horseradish, cloves, salt, pepper and oil. Add beetroots and toss to coat. Let stand for several hours, stirring occasionally. Serve at room temperature or chilled, as desired.

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Absolutely delicious. I bought already cooked beetroot and it did the trick. Highly recommended - 04 Mar 2016

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