Impress your guests with this stunning beet salad that's quick and easy to make. Because the beets are sliced so thinly by the spiralizer, you don't have to worry about cooking or painstakingly chopping veggies. Regular red beets look great, but striped Chioggia beets, golden beets or a mix of any of the three would make the presentation even more gorgeous.

Erin Alderson
Source: EatingWell.com, May 2018

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place shallot in a small bowl. Add oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper; whisk to combine. Set aside.

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  • Clean and peel beets. Working with the thin blade, spiralize the beets. Cut the spirals into 3-inch lengths. Place the spiralized beets in a large bowl. Drizzle with the dressing and toss until the salad is well coated.

  • Just before serving, add almonds and parsley; toss to coat.

Tips

To make ahead: Prepare through Step 2 and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Equipment: Spiralizer

Nutrition Facts

158 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 14g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 4.4g 18% DV; sugars 8.6g; fat 10.6g 16% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 6% DV; vitamin a iu 354.4IU 7% DV; vitamin c 12.7mg 21% DV; folate 135.3mcg 34% DV; calcium 44.7mg 5% DV; iron 1.5mg 8% DV; magnesium 47.9mg 17% DV; potassium 466mg 13% DV; sodium 236.8mg 10% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 6% DV.