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Shredded Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing

Beets are very nutritious and are excellent for blood pressure. Also, incredible inflammation fighter! If you are not exactly sure how to start eating them. My shredded beet salad will show you how - easy, quick, healthy, and delicious!

Healthy Shredded Beet Salad.

Healthy Shredded Beet Salad is low carb, vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, easy to make, and nutritious! (And in my opinion, the Best Way to enjoy fresh raw beetroot, well, unless if you make my beet donut!)🤷🏾‍♀️ This very nutritious and insanely delicious beet salad is perfect for lunch, dinner, or as a healthy vegetable side dish. This salad is heart-healthy, and did I mention that it is kid-friendly too! Relatively the best dressing for this beet salad is my one and only easy citrus salad dressing – heart-healthy light vinaigrette that makes every salad plate better!

The first time I made this salad (well, not really the first) But, the first time I can remember I made it for my family was as a part of of our Christmas menu! Seriously, these shredded beets, apples, and carrots salad was B O M B! This salad is a must-have Christmas (or any) holiday salad. It is beautiful, colorful, and festive; plus over-the-top tasty, and super-duper easy to make! This whole dish is a winner.

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Ingredients for Raw Beet Salad

The ingredients for this shredded beet salad are beets, granny smith apples or any other sour apple, and finally carrots. You will also need some fresh citrus to make citrus dressing as well.

The ingredients for this shredded beet salad are beets, granny smith apples or any other sour apple, and finally carrots. You will also need some fresh citrus to make citrus dressing as well.

Benefits of Beets (or Shredded Beet Salad)

  • Beets are heart-healthy and incredible with blood pressure; they can help keep blood pressure in check.
  • Inflammation Fighter: excellent inflammation fighter,
  • Brain Health: beets can support brain health; how awesome is that?
  • Digestive health; if you find it hard to go, make beetroot your new friend!
  • Preventative: beets are linked with preventing specific cancer!
  • Weight loss: beets can equally aid in weight loss.

The number of things this vegetable can do is simply endless, and I highly encourage you to get on the beet’s bandwagon. And if not exactly sure how to start, my shredded beets will show you how. This is the easiest way to eat beets, in my opinion.

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Tips for making the Best Shredded Beet Salad

  1. Use only fresh vegetables. I rarely doubt if frozen vegetables would give the same result.
  2. Dress this salad with a light vinaigrette such as my citrus salad dressing. If you use a creamy salad dressing for this salad, it will overpower the salad.
  3. Use a box shredder to shred the vegetables instead of a food processor. Please refrain from shredding the beets, apples, and carrots in a food processor.

Easy Variations of Beet Salad

  • Citrus beets salad: add orange, grapefruit, or mandolin slices.
  • Add protein: Though this shredded beet salad is vegan, you can serve it with any choice of protein for a more wholesome and filling goodness. Chicken, salmon, tofu will instantly elevate this dish!
  • Fill up with Grains or Legumes; this salad is so good with quinoa on the side! It makes it more filling too!
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Shredded Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing


  • Author: Nkechi Ajaeroh
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 hours
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Healthy Shredded Beet Salad is low carb, vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, easy to make, and nutritious! (And in my opinion, the Best Way to enjoy fresh Beetroot! This very nutritious and insanely delicious shredded beet salad is perfect for lunch, dinner, or a healthy vegetable side dish.


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Wash and peel all the vegetables (beets, carrots, and apple). Use the 2nd biggest hole on a box grater to grate all the vegetables.
  2. Place in a big bowl as you grate/shred.
  3. In a small bowl, make the citrus salad dressing using this instructions. Taste and adjust flavors.
  4. Pour the citrus salad dressing mixture on to the salad and gently toss with a tong and this easy salad is ready to be served. Eat immediately or cover and put back in the fridge for about 1 – 2 hours to allow the flavors to intensify. Enjoy!

Notes

Use my easy citrus salad dressing recipe. Hands down the best dressing for this raw beet salad.

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Shred
  • Cuisine: American

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Healthy Shredded Beet Salad is low carb, vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, easy to make, and nutritious! (And in my opinion, the Best Way to enjoy fresh Beetroot) This very nutritious and insanely delicious shredded beet salad with citrus dressing is perfect for lunch, dinner, or a healthy vegetable side dish. Heart-Healthy salad | Healthy Shredded Beet Salad | Low-carb | vegan | gluten-free |paleo-friendly | Nkechi Ajaeroh Salad recipe #WeightlossSalad #Beetsalad #beets #beetsrecipes

With love,

Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH

Hi, I'm Nkechi "Kechi" Ajaeroh, a Public Health professional turned Inspirational author slash exceptional home cook. A 2x International Best Selling Author of Elevate Your Life with the Power of Positive Perception and Gratefully Growing. African, (specifically, Nigerian) Food Enthusiast, watermelon connoisseur, on my to finessing my fitness. This blog is all about loving food, living life, practicing gratitude, and inspiring you to use your wings. Join the journey.

14 Comments
  1. Another delicious recipe, Kechi!
    It seems so much easier if one is to go to the store to find veggies and their so much better for us and full of nutrition!
    I just love the recipes you share and noticed the recipe for Baked Beet Donuts with Strawberry Glaze I’m going to try.

    1. Awwwww 😍🤗🙏🏾
      Thank you so much, Cindy! Am glad you like the recipes I share, your kind comment touched my heart. I really appreciate it!
      Am sure you will enjoy this shredded beets, its so ah-mazing!😊👌🏾
      I can’t wait for you to try the baked beets donuts as well!
      Have a great day!

  2. I love beets—Seriously!!! This Shredded Beet Salad with Citrus Dressing was off the chain delish! I’m the only one in the house that loves beets but let me tell you something odd. My youngest wanted a taste, and David loved your salad. That’s a minor miracle! I’m looking forward to your following recipe!

  3. This looks totally fresh and delicious! I’ve recently starting adding more beets into our diet, and can’t wait to try this salad!

  4. My hubby is going to love this recipe! I can’t wait to make this! Putting the ingredients on my list now!

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