German-Style Beet Salad

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Fresh beets are boiled until tender, and then tossed with a sweet and spicy caraway and clove vinaigrette.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches beets

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ¼ cup white vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons caraway seeds

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons minced onion

  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 5 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Wash beets and trim off greens. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil, add beets and cook, covered, until beets are tender. Remove from heat, drain, and peel and slice when cool.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the water, vinegar, caraway seeds, sugar, onion, horseradish, cloves, salt, pepper and oil. Add beets and toss to coat. Let stand for several hours, stirring occasionally. Serve at room temperature or chilled, as desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
12g Fat
15g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 292mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 414mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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