5 from 1 vote
beet salad
Russian Beet Salad with Walnuts and Garlic
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins

A classic four ingredient Russian beet salad made with garlic, walnuts and vegan mayo. A perfect wintery side dish.

Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: Russian, Vegan
Keyword: beet, russian recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 117 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 1 and 1/2 cups grated boiled cooked beets 2 beets
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
  • 1-2 tablespoons mayonnaise (vegan mayo for vegan version)
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 6 prunes minced (optional)
  1. To boil beets add unpeeled beets to a pot of water, making sure beets are fully submerged. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until beets are cooked through and soft when pierced with a fork. This will take about 60 minutes. 

  2. In a large bowl combine grated beets with minced garlic, walnuts, salt/pepper, prunes, and vegan mayo.

  3. Mix.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve cold.