Beet Salad

Beet Salad
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Sometimes, using a little help from the store can mean the difference between ordering takeout and making a home-cooked meal. The introduction of precooked fresh beets to the produce section is a boon to busy home cooks; no longer does anyone have to settle for canned beets when in a hurry. This quick and easy, delicious salad is a healthy starter for busy weeknights.
Beet Salad
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 small red onion, halved and sliced thinly
  • 2 eight-ounce packages steamed and peeled beets, such as love beets, chopped
  • chopped basil, for garnish
  1. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, honey, mustard, lemon juice, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the onion and beets and marinate for 30-60 minutes. Garnish with basil just before serving.