Moroccan Beet Salad – Awesome Side Dish or Addition To Your Salad

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:beet salad prep

  • 4 Beets
  • 1 Yellow or Vidalia Onion
  • 1/4 c chopped Italian Parsley
  • 2 Tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Red-wine vinegar
  • Kosher/Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Boil the beets until tender.
  2. Rinse and remove skin.
  3. Cut beets in half, and then slice 1/4 in thick. Thinly slice the onion.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and thoroughly mix together in a bowl.
should look something like this when it's all mixed together.
should look something like this when it’s all mixed together.


Per serving: 95 calories, 7.1 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 7.7 g carbohydrates, 1.6 g fiber, 5.1 sugar, and 1.2 g protein.

Beets: Beets are a good source of folate, manganese, fiber, potassium, vitamin C, tryptophan, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and copper. Beets promote optimal wellness, and offer a variety of antioxidant benefits, anti-inflammatory benefits, supports detoxification, fiber-related benefits, and anti-cancer benefits.

Onion: Onions are high in vitamin C, fiber, molybdenum, manganese, vitamin B6, folate, potassium, and tryptophan. They are rich in sulfur-containing compounds that not only contribute to their odor, but to their varied health benefits, including benefits to connective tissue . Onions, when in combination with a vegetable-rich diet, can contribute to heart attack prevention. Onions can also help increase bone density, proving especially useful for women of menopausal age experiencing bone density loss. Additionally, onions offer cancer protection benefits and contain anti-inflammatory properties.

Parlsey: Parsley contains vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, and iron. It promotes optimal health, acts as a rich source of antioxidants, helps for a healthy heart, and offers protection against rheumatoid arthritis.

Olive Oil: 75% of olive oil is made up of monounsaturated fats. Studies have shown when individuals increase their intake of monounsaturated fat (and decrease intake of other fats), their triglycerides and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels decrease. Olive oil also contains a wide variety of polyphenols, which contribute to a variety of their health benefits, like their anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits.

Red Wine Vinegar: Scientifically, red wine vinegar has shown to reduce blood sugar levels in diabetic patients, aids with fat reduction, calcium absorption, cholesterol reduction, and also offers antimicrobial properties.

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