This salad is a delicious combo of sweet and tender beetroot, feta cheese and creamy yogurt dressing.
Beetroot is considered one of the healthiest vegetables and brings many benefits like lowers blood pressure, reduces bad cholesterol, aids digestion, prevents cancer, controls blood sugar and so on.
It’s super food and the easiest way to include it in your diet is by making a delicious salad.
This beetroot salad with feta cheese and yogurt dressing is one of the easiest recipes and you have to give it a try. It’s true, cooking beetroot requires time, but in the meanwhile you can do other things.
The yogurt dressing is also quick an easy to make, with a handful of ingredients.
You may serve this delicious beetroot salad with feta cheese and yogurt dressing as a starter or as a sides along with grilled or roasted meat.
Ingredients for beetroot salad with feta cheese and yogurt dressing:
– 600 gr beetroot
– 120 gr feta cheese
– salt and lemon juice to taste
For the yogurt dressing:
– 140 gr plain yogurt
– 1 egg yolk (hard boiled)
– 15 gr mustard
– 20 ml vegetable oil
– 10-30 ml lemon juice (to taste)
– salt and pepper to taste
Rinse the beetroot and place it into a large pot with water and salt. Cover the pot with a lid, place it over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook until the beetroot is tender when pierced with a fork.
Drain the beetroot and allow to cool.
Meanwhile you can prepare the yogurt dressing.
Place the hard boiled egg yolk into a bowl and smash it with a fork.
Add the mustard and mix to combine.
Pour the vegetable oil, gradually, and stir to incorporate, then the lemon juice.
Add the yogurt and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
Skin and dice the beetroot. Toss diced beetroot into a salad bowl.
Add diced feta cheese and the yogurt dressing.
Stir to combine. If necessary, add salt and lemon juice to taste.
Refrigerate the salad for about 30 minutes before serving.
Serve this delicious beetroot salad with feta cheese and yogurt dressing as a starter or as a side dish.