Salt Roasted Beet Salad


The perfect side dish to bring with you to your next potluck or family gathering. Salt roasting the beets not only seasons them well, but helps to retain their natural moisture.

5 hrs
6 Servings


2 lb
red beets (washed)
rock salt
1/4 cup
pine nuts (crushed)
1/4 cup
flat leaf Italian parsley (chopped)
1/4 cup
red onion (sliced)
1/4 cup
sherry vinegar
3/4 cup
extra virgin olive oil
2 clove
garlic (minced)
1 pinch
smoked paprika
1 pinch
Prep Time:
4 hrs
Cooking Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
5 hrs


Preheat oven to 300º F. In a large pan, place washed beets and coat with rock salt. Bake until tender, approximately one hour. Next, let them cool down and then peel and dice.

In a large bowl, mix the beets with the oranges, pine nuts, parsley, red onion, sherry vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, garlic cloves, paprika, and sugar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Chef Mark Noguchi