Shaved raw beet salad!

This is a rare recipe that combines the tops and bottoms of this delicious vegetable. No waste, what's not to love about that!

for the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 shallot or green onion minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 cup toasted and chopped pecans
  • pinch of salt
  • A few grinds of black pepper

for the salad:

  • 2 Chioggia beets, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 Cups thinly sliced beet greens, stems removed 
  • Crumbled feta cheese for serving

To make the dressing, combine the oil, onion, and garlic in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Whisk in vinegar and honey until well blended, them add the pecans, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine and keep warm.  In a large serving bowl, toss beets and beet greens with the warm dressing. Serve with a sprinkle of feta on top.