Golden Beet & Basil Salad



Today I bring to you one of my favorite vegetables! BEETS! I love beets anyway they are prepared but this has to be one of my favorite beet recipes! It is a lightly pickled salad with garlic, basil, onions and of course beets. This recipe is a perfect side dish or addition to your favorite salad! Let’s get into the recipe!


  • 6 medium sized golden beets
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves of fresh garlic
  • 1 cup of fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. To start off you will need to wash and peel your beets and slice them into thin rounds.
  2. Steam your sliced beets for about 25 minutes or until they are fork tender.
  3. While your beets are cooking prep your ingredients for the pickling liquid. Slice your onion into thin rounds and smash your garlic cloves.
  4. In a small pot add in water, apple cider vinegar, seasoning, your sliced onions and garlic cloves. Boil the mixture for 30 minutes.
  5. Slice your basil however you please and set aside.
  6. When your beets and pickling liquid are done cooking mix them together in the pot. Add in your basil and give the beet salad one more stir!
  7. Pour your salad into a jar or serving dish and enjoy!

Servings: Makes 8 servings
Prep & Cook Time: 45 minutes

These beets are delectable, quick and a super easy recipe to make! Hope you enjoy this recipe!


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