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Salade van rode biet

Citrus flavored beetroot salad

The taste of winter is a blessing! With the earthy tones of the beetroot balanced with the citrus and mint, this beetroot salad will do great with a piece of wildgame! Go surprise your guests with this tasteful salad. Have fun!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine European, Flemish
Keyword Beetroot, citrus, Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Marinating 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 500 gr. beetroot
  • 1/2 red onion
  • zeste from 1 orange and half of it's juice
  • 1 lime zeste and juice
  • 1 handful of mint
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • salt and pepper at taste
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 sour apple
  • 1 handful mixed nuts
  • feta at taste


  1. Dice the beetroot in small cubes and slice the red onion in thin strips.
  2. Mix the honey with the lime and orange juice, salt and pepper at taste, a pinch of cinnamon and half of the thinly chopped fresh mint.
  3. Stir the beetroot under the marinade and put aside for at least 4 hours.
  4. Bake the mixed nuts in a hot pan.
  5. Slice the sour apple in julienne and mix under the beetroot salad right before serving.
  6. Stir in the mixed nuts, zest of one lime and half of the orange. Toss in the crumbled Feta cheese.

Sprinkle some fresh mint on top right before you server this salad for a nice colour palette. Serve this delicious citrus flavored beetroot salad with a piece of wild game or the Guinea Fowl I shared last week.