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Culinary Beet Salad

Easy Culinary Beet Salad

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Eastern European
Servings 6 people


  • 3 Beets approximately 2 lbs
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • Parsley finely chopped
  • Dill finely chopped
  • Chives
  • Walnuts chopped, optional

Creamy Dressing

  • 3 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 4 cloves Garlic crushed
  • Kosher Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Toss washed and dried beets in 1 tbsp of olive oil. Wrap each beet in foil and place them in the roasting pan. Roast for 45 minutes- 1 hour until tender. Let beets cool, then peel.
  • Grate beets using the large side of a box grater. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl prepare the dressing by combining mayo, sour cream, lemon juice, crushed garlic, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  • Fold in shredded beets.
  • Transfer salad into a serving dish.
  • Top with your own combination of finely chopped parsley, dill, and/or chives. Add walnuts.
Keyword beets, Brown rice, garlic, healthy, herbs, roasted beets, sourcream, vegetarian