Beetroot, apple and basil salad with a balsamic glaze

beetroot, apple and basil salad

Very simple side salad of shredded cooked beetroot, shredded eating apples and shredded basil mixed and finished with a balsamic glaze and a handful of pine nuts.

using a cheese grater, grate 3 large beetroots into a bowl. squeeze the grated beetroot to remove the liquid, pour the liquid away.

Now do the same with 2 large eating apples, grate them into a bowl and squeeze away the excess liquid. Add the apple to the beetroot and gently mix together.

Take at least 6-8 leaves of fresh basil and roll them tightly together and finely slice the leaves. add the chopped leaves to the beetroot and salad. mix gently.

To finish, drizzle over a balsamic glaze and scatter over toasted pine nuts. serve immediately

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Beetroot, apple and basil salad with a balsamic glaze

Very simple side salad of shredded cooked beetroot, shredded eating apples and shredded basil mixed and finished with a balsamic glaze and a handful of pine nuts.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Modern British
Servings: 4
Calories: 142kcal

Equipment

  • box grater
  • salad bowl

Ingredients

  • 300 g cooked beetroot – 3 large beetroot
  • 3 eating apples
  • 12 g basil leaves
  • 20 g toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tsp balsamic glaze

Method

  • Using a cheese grater, grate 3 large cooked beetroots into a bowl. Now squeeze the grated beetroot to remove the liquid, and pour the liquid away.
  • Now do the same with 2 large eating apples, grate them into a bowl and squeeze away the excess liquid. Add the apple to the beetroot.
  • Take at least 6-8 leaves of fresh basil and roll them tightly together and finely slice the leaves. add the chopped leaves to the beetroot and apple. Mix gently.
  • To finish, drizzle balsamic glaze over the salad and scatter toasted pine nuts
  • Serve immediately

Notes

The salad is best made just before serving as the salad will not keep as there are no fats or oils added

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 429mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg

(All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more).

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