Creamy Red Beets Salad

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This salad will add beautiful color and tons of antioxidants to your plate.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large beets, washed, stems removed
  • 2 cup carrots, peeled, cooked
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp diced onion
  • 4 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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Preparations: 

  1. Boil beets in water until soft, about 50 minutes.
  2. Peel and cut into small 1/2″ cubes.
  3. Cook carrots until tender and cut into bite size cubes.
  4. Combine diced onion, carrots, beets, mayonnaise, cilantro, salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in salt, pepper and rosemary.

Serves 6

Per Serving (1/2 cup): 45 calories, 2g fat, 6g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 1g protein

Compare with Beet and Goat Cheese salad (1/2 cup): 150 calories, 8g fat, 10g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 4g protein