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Vinaigrette - beet salad

🍳 90 min

πŸ”₯ 464 cal

✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova

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Vinaigrette - beet salad

12 g

Proteins

118 g

Carbs

2 g

Fats

Servings

Vinaigrette is one of the favorite salads in Ukraine. This delicious dish is prevalent in the cold season. When the range of vegetables is not too extensive, it becomes an excellent addition to the holiday and the usual daily meal.

The main ingredients are boiled beets and pickled cucumbers. Invariably are potatoes, carrots, and peas. Usually, Ukrainian homemakers dress vinaigrette with a mixture of vinegar and sunflower oil. Sometimes they add herring, beans, or canned peas.Β 

With the simple preparation, vinaigrette has another property, undoubtedly making it the number one salad in our kitchen. It is rich in valuable vitamins! The main component of the salad, beets, gives you many minerals. These are potassium, calcium, and iodine, which improve digestion. Carrots and onions strengthen your immune system. Also, this dish is a winning point for those who want to lose extra pounds and continue eating tasty food!

Essential ingredients

  • Beets

    200 g (1 pieces)

  • Potatoes

    200 g (1 pieces)

  • Carrots

    150 g (1 cup)

  • Pickled cucumber

    150 g

  • Onions

    125 g (1 pieces)

  • Sunflower oil

    5 g (1 tsp)

How to make

Please follow the next steps:

  1. 1

    Wash potatoes and carrots well with a brush, pour cold water, and cook for 20-25 minutes.

  2. 2

    Rinse beets, pour with cold water, and cook for 60-75 minutes.

  3. 3

    Cool boiled vegetables.

  4. 4

    Peel potatoes, carrots, and beets and cut them into cubes.

  5. 5

    Peel the onion and chop finely.

  6. 6

    Cut pickles into cubes.

  7. 7

    Combine sliced ​​potatoes, carrots, onions, beets, cucumbers, and peas.

  8. 8

    Dress with oil and a pinch of salt, and mix the salad well. Enjoy your healthy meal!

Weight Loss Tips

  • Chew your food more thoroughly. Research shows that it can reduce calorie intake at mealtimes.

  • Buy seasonal vegetables, so you don't miss out on vitamins. During freezing or long-term storage, some useful trace elements are lost.

  • To make the taste of boiled vegetables more saturated, add 1-2 teaspoons of sugar to the water when cooking.

Additional Information

  • Cooking Method

    Boiling

  • Recipe category

    Lunch, Dinner

  • Recipe cuisine

    Ukrainian

  • Tools

    Knife, Cutting board, Skillet

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