Potato and Beetroot Salad

by Milena
Kartoffelsalat mit roter Beete

Ingredients needed for the Potato and Beetroot Salad

  • 200 g beetroot precooked
  • 300 g potatoes
  • 100 g pickles

  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 tbs olive oil
  • salt to taste

Potato and Beetroot Salad | | Kartoffelsalat mit roter Beete

This salad is extremely easy and simple but very delicious at the same time. I like it a lot, because I’m a beetroot fan and I’m always looking for ideas and new recipes to include it in.

Beetroot is widely used in the national cuisines of the Northern Europe, so it’s difficult to say where this salad comes from. Similar dishes are found in Poland, Estonia and Russia. There’s a French salad that also has a strong resemblance with it, but it’s made with mayonnaise.

 The biggest surprise for me was the fact that the potato beetroot salad is a traditional dish for Christmas in… Panama. In other words, we could easily say that the beetroot has been around the world and it’s not a typical ingredient only for Northern Europe.

How to make Potato and Beetroot Salad

POTATO AND BEETROOT SALAD

A lovely and very tasty winter salad that’s easy and quick to prepare. Try out this simple potato beetroot salad – you’ll find the recipe at www.mamunche.com
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 2 portions

Ingredients

  • 200 g Beetroot precooked
  • 300 g potatoes
  • 100 g pickles
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 tbs olive oil
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Boil and peel the potatoes. The cooking time depends on the potato type, but a good rule of thumb is to cook them for about 20-25 minutes. Dice the boiled potatoes into cubes and put them in a large bowl.
  2. Peel and chop the onion. Chop the boiled beetroot and pickles and put them in a salad bowl.
  3. Season with salt and olive oil and mix well. Let it rest for 10 minutes and season again if necessary. Potatoes absorb salt quickly, hence the need to season for a second time.

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