Friday, June 28, 2013

Moldovan Beet Salad

This is a Moldovan recipe for a traditional salad of cooked beets mixed with nuts, garlic and mayonnaise. I'm sure the beets used are usually magenta; I had golden beets in my CSA box, so I used those.


2 C beets, cooked and shredded
1 t crushed garlic
2 T ground almonds
2 T mayonnaise
1 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
freshly ground sea salt, to taste

Combine the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and set aside to infuse for at least 1 hour before serving as a side dish.

This was not a hit. Here's how the conversation went with Riley...

R: I don't like coleslaw.
C: It's not coleslaw.
R: I don't like sauerkraut.
C: It's not sauerkraut.
R: I just don't like it!
C: Well, eat three big bites anyway.

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