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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.

Nutrition Facts
Russian Beet Salad with Walnuts and Garlic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 208mg6%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.