Beetroot Salad

Before I start the post, let’s get one thing straight, I hate salads. Healthy is fine by me but they are just too healthy for my palate. Unfortunately, for me, my husband and my mum loves them. So, I try to make them from time to time. That being said, I don’t make a bad salad. In fact, this beet turned out quite good. Even, I had them 😉


Baby or tiny beetroots – a dozen

Rocket leaves – 2 handfuls

Balsamic vinegar – 2-3 tbsp

Olive oil – 1 tbsp

Salt flakes and crushed pepper to taste


  1. Wash and trim the ends of the beets. Steam them in salted water with skin intact.Beetroot salad 1

    Steam the beetroots until they are soft and tender. Beetroot salad 2

  3. Peel them and toss them in balsamic vinegar. Let them sit for about 20 minutes. Beetroot salad 3
  4. Add the olive oil and toss and leave for about 5 minutes.Beetroot salad 4
  5. In a bowl, arrange the rocket leaves, top it with quartered beetroots. Pour the residual juice from the beetroot on top. Sprinkle salt flakes and crushed pepper and serve immediately. Beetroot salad 6


  1. Add crumbled feta for an added taste and texture.


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