Beetroot Coconut Salad September 18 2014 by Simone Denny

This is a delicious Beetroot, Apple and Beetroot Salad. It has a sweet flavour from the beetroot and apple and a tartness from the dressing. 

                    

 

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of grated beetroot
  • 2 cups of grated apple
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons of raisins/sultanas or dried black cherries
  • 1 cup of shredded coconut (lightly toasted)
  • ½ cup of toasted pine nuts
  • 1 bunch of chopped mint

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 100ml Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Honey

Grate beetroot and apple and mix in a salad bowl, add ¾’s of the toasted coconut(save the rest to sprinkle on the top) pine nuts, raisins and mint.

Add dressing ingredients to a jar and shake well.

Pour dressings over the salad and garnish with mint leaves and coconut.