grilled beets with moroccan dressing

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz
from Brentwood, NY

A different way to serve healthy beets.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For grilled beets with moroccan dressing

  • 4
    beets, trimmed
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    tomato, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    vinegar or lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 pinch
    sugar
  • 1 pinch
    salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
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How To Make grilled beets with moroccan dressing

  • 1
    Prepare a charcoal fire or light a gas grill.
  • 2
    Brush the beets with olive oil and place over medium-low coals. Cook slowly until they can be easily pierced with a fork, an hour to an hour and a half.
  • 3
    Remove from heat, peel, then cut into thick slices.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, combine the garlic, onion, tomato, cilantro, cumin, curry powder, vinegar (or lemon), and olive oil. Toss with the beets. Taste for seasoning.
  • 5
    Serve warm or room temperature.
  • 6
    NOTE: Canned beets can be substituted. If unsliced, they can be place a few minutes on the grill to pick up some smoky flavor.
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