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Southwest Grated Beet Salad

The Southwest Grated Beet Salad is a zesty rendition of the more traditional beet salad. Add carrots to make it less “beet-y”.

Southwest Grated Beet Salad


  • 3 medium beets (or mix of beets & carrots), grated (about 5 cups)
  • Juice of 1 orange & ½ a lime
  • 2 Tbsp. cold-pressed sunflower or olive oil
  • ⅛ tsp. chipotle pepper powder (or substitute a pinch of cayenne)
  • salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. scallions or shallots, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • toasted pumpkin seeds for garnish


  1. Mix juice, olive oil, chipotle, salt, & scallions in a serving bowl.
  2. Toss in beets
  3. Garnish with cilantro & pumpkin seeds.
  4. Serves 4-6.

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