Hot beetroot salad

Hot beetroot salad

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(13 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 4
Bursting with goodness, this vegetarian side dish is a great addition to a winter main

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal44
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.28g
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  • 3 raw beetroot, peeled and cut into matchsticks



    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 tbsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard



    A condiment made by mixing the ground seeds of the mustard plant with a combination of…


  1. In a large non-stick frying pan, fry the beetroot for 2 mins. Add the lemon juice and cook for 1 min more. Drizzle in the honey and mustard and stir to coat the beetroot. Serve immediately.

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Comments (13)

HollyMak's picture

Just love this! Have made it loads as I grow lots of beetroot in the garden. I can eat bowl fulls of it! I always just grate the beetroot with grating attachment on the food processor. So quick and easy.

fayfumbs's picture

This was nice for a change, but not fantastic, beetroot slightly undercooked

mrsjamtart's picture

SO GOOD! had with steak and mash, was an absolute treat!

mdej123's picture

I loved this salad which I made tonight with fish and new potatoes. Very quick and easy to make, such a nice way to eat beetroot. Looking forward to having the leftovers cold for tomorrow's lunch.

karinles's picture

We love this salad. Sometimes I add grated carrot at the end with the honey etc. Good either hot or cold

emmalyjayne's picture

I love this! I can't stop making it.
I served this with Garlic and Rosemary roasted leg of lamb with watercress salad and small roasties done in the garlic and rosemay oil from the meat.
The earthiness but sweetness of the beetroot went so well with the lamb.
It is so quick and easy to make, everybody who has tried it has really liked it too. I am taking a big bowlful to a BBQ this weekend :)

vivaves's picture

This is lovely! So easy to rustle up and very healthy. Makes a fantastic side dish for roast chicken, and I look forward to trying it with sausages, as someone else has suggested here. If only raw beetroot was more readily available! Will have to try growing my own. This recipe is my new favourite thing to do with raw beetroot.

nikkilaing's picture

Delicious. Had it hot tonight with some left over for tomorrow cold. Kids weren't such a fan, but they did try it.

lovelyclarita's picture

surprisingly tasty! I definitely would recommend this.

patriciaanne's picture

I love this, have made it 3 weeks running. Great both hot and cold.

boatingbird's picture

really really yummy and fantastic cold the next day with salad.

moira29144's picture

To add to what I have already said, I think even kids would like this served with sausages or homemade burghers.

moira29144's picture

Please try this. IT IS DELICIOUS. I served it with roast pheasants but it would be equaly as good with pork. It is Christmasy and happy and so good for you

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