Moroccan Beet Salad

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very simple to make, and a lovely side dish.

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  • add   1 lemon, juice of
  • add   6-8 medium beets
  • add   4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • add   salt and black pepper
  • add   1 teaspoon cumin
  • add   2 cloves garlic
  • add   1/2 cup diced fresh parsley


  1. Place water in a 3-quart saucepan, and bring to a boil.
  2. Add beets, and simmer until beets are tender when pierced with a fork, about 45 minutes.
  3. Cool, peel, and cut beets into bite-size pieces.
  4. Place in a serving bowl.
  5. Place lemon juice, garlic, cumin and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl.
  6. Whisk in olive oil, then toss with beets.
  7. Let sit a few hours.
  8. Just before serving, sprinkle with parsley.