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Onion Beet Salad Recipe
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Onion Beet Salad Recipe

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Everyone loves the tangy dressing on these mouthwatering baked beets. I’m always asked to bring this pretty dish to family gatherings.—Barbara Van Lanen, Salinas, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour + chilling
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1 hour + chilling
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 whole fresh beets (about 2-1/2 pounds), peeled and halved
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 135 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place beets in a large resealable plastic bag; add 2 tablespoons oil. Seal bag and shake to coat. Place an 18-in. x 12-in. piece of heavy-duty foil in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Arrange beets on foil; fold foil over beets and seal tightly. Bake at 400° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until tender.
  2. Cool to room temperature. Cut beets into cubes; place in a large bowl. Add onion. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegars, sugar, salt, basil, pepper and remaining oil.
  3. Pour over beet mixture; gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, stirring several times. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Onion Beet Salad in Taste of Home October/November 2007, p39

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 135 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 28, 2012

Absolutely awesome!I changed it a bit, as I used already cooked beets. Nice to find such a yummy salad for beets

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2012

Delicious!!

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Reviewed Aug. 17, 2011

very fresh and zingy, very tasty

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2010

This was amazing, and impressed a very finicky family.

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

very, very good and festive.

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