Moroccan Mint Beet Salad

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moroccan mint beet salad
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Ingredients

  • 6 medium beets (3 gold, 3 red)
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cups roughly chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. granulated sugar or agave nectar
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

Preparation

1. Rinse and trim beets. Place in a pot of cold water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until fork tender, about 1 hour.
2. Remove beets from water and allow to cool, then peel and dice into bite-sized pieces.
3. Add scallions and mint to beets.
4. In a separate bowl, mix together vinegar, oil, sugar or agave nectar, lime juice, and cumin.
5. Pour over beets, scallions, and mint and toss ingredients to coat evenly.
6. Serve chilled.