This healthy yet quite easy to prepare recipe is from Puerto Rico as well. The original name of the salad is: “Ensalada de Remolachas con Aderezo de Manzana)


3 beets

4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

1 shallot

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

3 tablespoons crumbled fresh white cheese

2 tablespoons walnuts

Fresh cilantro leaves or parsley to garnish

Pour 1 tablespoon olive oil on the beets, place them on baking sheet and roast for 40-50 minutes in the oven. (180-200 Celcius degrees) Then peel and chop them into small dices.

Whisk sugar, salt, pepper, chopped shallot, and vinegar in a bowl. Slowly drizzle the olive oil while whisking until it is emulsified. 

Pour the vinaigrette over beets, stir them together. Garnish with cheese, walnuts, cilantro (or parsley) and serve it.

Enjoy the salad! /Buen provecho!

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