Not a vinaigrette: we tell you what to cook with beets

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Beetroot for dishes
Beetroot for dishes. Source:

Beetroot is one of the most delicious, healthy and simple vegetables, and it is often the basis for many dishes, from salads to borscht. It can also be used to make pancakes, pie fillings, cold soups, and even vegetable cutlets.

What to cook with beets

Culinary expert Yevhen Klopotenko has shared on his website recipes for light beetroot dishes that you can easily prepare at home.

Beetroot salad with carrots

1. Beetroot salad with prunes and nuts


  • beets - 2 pcs.
Baked beetroot
  • prunes - a handful
  • hazelnuts - 50 g
How to make a delicious salad from beets
  • pickled cucumbers
  • sunflower oil - 3 tbsp.
Oil and spices
  • salt, pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Bake the beets in the oven or boil them. Then peel and grate the beets on a coarse grater.

Beetroot for the dish

2. Pour boiling water over the prunes, then cut into small slices.

3. Chop the hazelnuts with a knife and cut the pickled cucumber into cubes.

Ready-made salad of beets and nuts

4. Put everything in a bowl, drizzle with oil, salt and pepper and eat!

2. Beetroot salad with feta


  • beets - 400 g
Beetroot for salad
  • pear - 300 g
  • Feta cheese - 150 g
Cheese for salad
  • mint - 2 sprigs
  • lemon juice - 1 tsp.
Not a vinaigrette: we tell you what to cook with beets
  • Salt, pepper to taste

Method of preparation:

1. Boil the beets, peel and cut into large cubes.

Salad preparation

2. Core the pear and cut it into cubes.

3. The cheese can be crumbled.

Salad with cheese

4. Tear the mint leaves from the stems and tear them with your hands.

5. Assemble the salad: put all the ingredients in a bowl, drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil, pepper, salt, mix and serve.

Delicious salad

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