Mega beetroot and carrot salad

When I was little I hated beetroot! Beetroot and celery were my only dislikes, now it’s just celery….. Lots of people think of beetroot as the pickled stuff in jars but the real mccoy has a far more subtle, delish, flavour.
  • Serves
    4
  • Prep
    5 mins
  • Cook
  • Difficulty
    Easy
Ingredients
  • 3 raw beetroot, peeled and julienned/grated
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and julienned/grated
  • 4 tbsps of extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of one orange
  • squeeze of fresh lemon
  • sea salt
  • 1-2 tbsps of poppy seeds
Instructions
Combine the OJ, lemon, oil, salt and poppy seeds.

Mix the carrot and beetroot so they are nicely combined. Add the dressing.

Serve with cold meat and new potatoes, or potatoes dauphinoise, and a crisp green salad.
Nutrition info
This little salad punches way above its weight in terms of flavour and nutrients, its most abundant vits and minerals are: Folate, magnesium, potassium, iron, copper, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K. Poppy seeds are particularly high in iron, calcium and magnesium.

Make the easy switch to being vegetarian with a veggie eatnaturally plan every week!

You make my heart "beet" faster.
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