I ♥ BEETS! 😉
And the simple marinated beet salad (see recipe below) featured in my cookbook:
and is one of my fav ways to prepare and enjoy them. 🙂
Beet and Fresh Dill Layered Salad
A flavorful marinated salad, especially good to make when garden dill and beets are at their peak. Keeps for several days, covered in the refrigerator. A perfect side dish with all kinds of main dishes. Adds a brilliant color contrast on your plate too. Serves 6.
12 medium fresh (preferred) beets: precooked, peeled and cut into thin circles (or use equivalent amount of whole canned beets with no salt added, thoroughly rinsed and drained, then sliced)
1 medium red Bermuda onion, thinly sliced in rings
3 -4 T. chopped fresh dill-weed
Red Wine Marinade:
1/3 C. extra-virgin olive oil
5 T. red wine vinegar
1 teas. Mrs. Dash Original Blend Seasoning
1/2- 1 teas. sea salt
½ teas. freshly-ground black pepper
In a large bowl (that has a secure cover) layer 1/3 of the sliced beets, topped by ½ of the onion rings, then ½ of the dill-weed. Repeat layers, ending with the last 1/3 of the beets on top.
Combine marinade ingredients in a jar and shake thoroughly. Pour over vegetables, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Shake container gently to re-distribute marinade evenly before serving, especially if storing for a longer period of time.
Last night, I made this beet salad, along with an orzo salad for supper. It was soooo good. 🙂
I also like to serve this with my: German Sauerkraut Feast (click to enjoy that slow cooker recipe).
If you ♥ beets too, you might want to give this one a try! 😉
I SURE DO!!! 😉
And here are some of my fav ways to prepare and serve these oh,so yummy “gems” from the fall harvest!
My favorite cake, no contest!
Just add dark rye bread and you’re good to go! 😉
One of my fav slow cooker recipes from the Groovy Green Kitchen I.
I make this one a lot. Quick to prepare, hearty and delicious.
And, it includes: onions, garlic and potatoes: all fav rooties! 🙂
A delish and elegant salad; brimming with flavor!
A twist on traditional lasagna, again from the slow cooker. Hearty and delish!
HAPPY COOKING and AUTUMN!
Harvest vegetable photo, courtesy of FLICKR
“Salad Season” is definitely here again! 😉
Thought this would be a good time to share this recipe post again from the Veggies…archives, featuring 4 of my all-time fav salads.
What is your favorite salad?
Happy Cooking and Weekend! G
For me when it comes to food, nothing says SUMMER like a beautiful, fresh SALAD! 🙂
Here are some of my fav salads from the Veggie archives.
Hope you enjoy one or all of them soon.
(this post includes some handy tips for salad do’s and don’ts)
(a winner in one of my recipe contests! so delish)
(if you like fresh dill, try this one for sure)
(from a recent post, in case you missed it. I ♥ this salad!)
What is your favorite summer salad/food/recipe?
If you can, do share a link.
Happy Summer, it’s almost here! 🙂
I ♥ beets sooooo much! 😉
I think beets are one of the most underrated vegetables in terms of versatility and taste.
Not to mention their health benefits, which are significant too and in a number of ways. It’s not just vitamin C that you’re getting in a serving of beets! You can read about some of the many nutritional pluses of eating beets and beet greens here.
Tonight I’m making a beet pesto with pasta recipe for the first time. Sounds and looks so yummy. It’s a recipe that I found recently in Alive Magazine. I also make a variety of beet salads on a regular basis and of course, my fav soup of all time:
Veggie Beet Borscht (click for the recipe).
Do you like beets and what’s your fav recipe to make with them?
Happy Cooking! :)
If you are inundated with garden produce right now (and isn’t that a wonderful thing!) or just enjoying the bounty from your local farmer’s markets; I hope you will enjoy this selection of harvest recipes from the archives. 🙂
(link includes recipe for Zucchini and Cheddar Fettuccini too.)
(read the recipe, for more about the name!) 😉
Happy Cooking! 🙂
PS: My apologies for the very small print and a bit of wonky formatting in some of these previous recipe posts. For some reason, WP wouldn’t allow me to update to a larger font when I tried to do that tonight. 😦
The quirks of WordPress, eh? 😉
I love root veggies of all kinds. Turnips, potatoes, carrots…but most of all I ♥ beets!
Last week I made a big batch of my favorite soup (pictured above) Russian Beet Borscht from my cookbook: Not Just for Vegetarians. Along with it, a yummy loaf of Rye and Fennel Seed bread, a new recipe I just created. I can’t share that one ’cause it’s one I’m including in the new cookbook I’m working on. 😉 Speaking of that project, it’s going great!
But I can share my recipe for the borscht, if you haven’t tried it already.
See page 2 of this post for the recipe for : Russian Beet Borscht.
What is your favorite root veggie and if you can, do share a recipe link you have for using it!
Happy Cooking! 🙂