Beet and Carrot Salad

Beet and Carrot Salad

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size 2/3 cup


1 carrot, sliced thin or coarsely grated
1⁄4 cup minced fresh onion
2 Tablespoons light mayonnaise
1⁄4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro (optional)
1 3⁄4 cups beets (bite sized pieces), cooked from fresh or canned/drained


  1. Cook carrots (if desired) until just tender. Try microwave or steaming.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine onion, mayonnaise, salt, pepper and cilantro, if desired. Add beets and carrots and stir to coat evenly. Serve warm or cold.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.