Monday, 25 April 2016

What you can do with a beetroot..

Do you like beetroot? I think this vegetable is a bit underrated in most of the kitchens. The truth is that beetroot is not only delicious, super healthy but also very diverse in preparation. It can be used for savoury or sweet dishes, even pickled it tastes delicious.

Today I am going to share two beetroot salads, which can be eaten for a light lunch during the day, as a starter for dinner or as a side dish to any meat. Both salads are done under 10 minutes, are super nutritious and looks just beautifully on the plate. If you want to prepare something special without spending too much time in the kitchen you would like these recipes for sure.
Beetroot with goat cheese and lime honey dressing
  • 1 beetroot bulb (precooked)
  • goat cheese
  • walnuts
  • lime (juice and zest)
  • honey
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • blackberries (optional)
Cut the beetroot in thin slices and arrange them on the plate. Crumble the got cheese over the top. In a small bowl mix together lime juice, zest, honey, olive oil, salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and garnish it with walnuts and blackberries.

 Beetroot and chickpeas salad
  • 1 beetroot bulbs (precooked)
  • 2-3 carrots
  • a glass of chickpeas
  • 3-4 tablespoons natural yogurt
  • salt, pepper, olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1-2 cooked eggs
Grate the carrots, beetroot and the eggs in a big bowl and add the chickpeas. Press the garlic into the yogurt and mix well. Pour the yogurt over the salad, season with salt, pepper and olive oil, mix till everything is well combined.



Enjoy!

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