Thursday, February 7, 2013

Beetroot and Walnut Salad

I told you in my earlier post that in this month of love we will mainly share the recipes which are heart healthy. So today I am sharing a delicious salad recipe with you all. A gorgeous red color salad can well match your Valentine day dinner spread, a guilt free delicious dish for you and your beloved. Beetroots are loaded with many health benefit.Beetroot naturally detoxifies and act as a blood purifier. Rich in various nutrients it boost the immune system to work efficiently and also help the body to fight against diseases and infection. Beetroot is also rich in iron and that is why it boost red blood with required iron and facilitates the supply of oxygen towards the cells making our body healthy and young.While egg white used in this dish is a top source of protein but low in calories and walnuts are rich source of energy and contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. So stay young stay in shape and enjoy this awesome salad.

Beetroot and Walnut Salad

  • 2 beet root cut into bite size chunks
  • 1/2 cup walnut
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 hard boiled egg whites sliced and chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1tsp salt and pepper
Cooking Directions
  1. Rinse the beetroot well. Place it in a pressure cooker or a pot , cover with water. Boil until it is tender. Drain the water and skin off while the beet is still warm. Now pat dry the beet with a kitchen paper or towel. Cut them into bite size chunks.Take a bowl mix balsamic vinegar, olive oil, brown sugar, lemon juice, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Mix well. Now mix vinaigrette with the beet chunks. Cover tightly, and refrigerate at least an hour or two before serving. Toast the walnut and keep in a air tight container. While serving add the sliced hard boiled egg white pieces. Mix well. Adjust seasoning. Sprinkle chopped parsley and toasted walnut. A delicious healthy, crunchy, nutty salad is ready to serve.

Be Happy And Stay Healthy.


Subhie Arun said...

wow ..that was v inviting n super tempting click!!...frst time here ..hapi to follow u..glad if u do d same

Laxmi said...

I am preparing salads often these days.. but never tried with beetroot.. absolutely new to me.. :)

Arthy Suman said...

Very fresh and healthy salad....

Katerina said...

I love beets! This salad is delicious!