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Beetroot and Feta Salad

Earlier this week I went to Marco Pierre White's restaurant 'Marco' in London for the Best of British campaign with Knorr.

Beetroot and Feta Salad

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Much more about that as soon as I will be sent the professional pictures of the day - it was a fantastic experience.

We were all fed very well indeed and along with the rib eye steak was a lovely side salad of thinly sliced beetroot with crumbled feta and walnuts. Delicious! You will need a mandoline slicer in order to get the beetroot lovely and thin.

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Author: Jan Bennett
Beetroot and Feta Salad

Beetroot and Feta Salad

There isn't a recipe as such for this but you will need a mandolin slicer as the beetroot slices need to be really very thin.
Prep time: 5 MinTotal time: 5 Min

Ingredients

  • So, all you need is some cooked beetroot (not from a jar, and without vinegar). You can buy it ready-cooked in a pack in any good supermarket.
  • Feta - crumbled
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • a few leaves of your choice, such as parsley, Greek basil or torn basil. I think Greek basil is just so pretty and the leaves are so small you don't have to tear them.
  • a few chopped walnuts and a little salt and pepper to season

Instructions

  1. Arrange the beetroot slices on a round plate starting in the middle and slightly over lapping each slice move towards the edge till the plate is covered in one layer only. Drizzle with a little olive oil.
  2. Crumble over the feta, sprinkle over the walnuts and season lightly.
  3. Put the leaves on top and drizzle with a little more olive oil.
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9 comments

  1. Looks delish no matter what Jan!! I love beetroot in any way shape or form. This looks just wonderful! What a great experience for you. Can't wait to see the pics!

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  2. Hi Jan

    Your dish looks fabulous! Looking forward to seeing lots of the pics of the evening!

    Nicola xxx

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  3. Jan, your salad looks every bit as good as the restaurant's..plus there's Feta in there!

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  4. Your dish looks great. It's a lovely idea, so simple too. Just need to wait for my beetroot to get bigger than the current 1 cm high seedlings!

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  5. I loved the beetroot salad too and was going to mention it. You've done a great job replicating!! Can't wait to try it too. Ren

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  6. Whoever said frou frou beetroot was better. Not me! Your's looks fabulous Jan!!!

    Thanks for sharing...

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  7. I love what you did here. It looks like a really good representation of what we were given with our lunch.

    I'm working up my courage to make and blog my own take on it soon... ;)

    // Mike

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Jan