Greens Cookery April 2016 - Page 24

Beet Salsa Beet Salsa Move over tomatoes! Beets are taking over. Surprise your guests with this spicy new take on salsa. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Yield: 4 servings (about 2 cups) Preparation Ingredients tops from each beet. 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove roots and 1 pound red beets 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2. Peel beets and cut into ¼ inch pieces. Toss beets ¼ teaspoon kosher salt in oil and salt. Place on baking sheet and roast for 1 large jalapeno, seeded & finely chopped ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon lime juice Zest of 1 lime ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven and let cool. 3. Combine cooled beets, jalapeno, red onion, lime juice, lime zest, salt and cilantro. Mix well. Refrigerate until serving or serve at room temperature. Cook’s Note: Wear disposable gloves when working with red beets to prev