Beet salad with garlic and walnuts

It has long been known that beets are a very healthy vegetable. And if you add walnuts, prunes and a little garlic to it - this is a treasure trove of vitamins. It is beet salad with garlic and walnuts that they like to serve as a snack. Such a salad is very often cooked for the festive table. The dressing can be vegetable oil, but more often it is prepared with the addition of mayonnaise. And if the mayonnaise is homemade, then the snack will be even tastier. Bright, healthy and delicious beet snack is perfect as a side dish for the main dish for a family lunch. If you don’t know how to make beet salad with garlic and walnuts, then this step-by-step recipe with photos is for you.

Cooking time: 60 minutes.

Servings: 2.

Calories: 336.


  • walnut - 100-130 g;
  • boiled beets - 2-3 pcs;
  • prunes - 5-7 pcs;
  • garlic - 1-2 cloves;
  • mayonnaise - 1-2 tbsp;

Mayonnaise products:

  • egg - 1 pc;
  • salt - 0.5 tsp;
  • sugar - 1 tsp;
  • lemon juice - 1 tbsp;
  • vegetable oil - 250-280 ml;
  • mustard - optional.


1. For the salad, we choose red beets. If you bake the beets, they will be much tastier and retain more vitamins, but you can also boil them. We peel the walnuts from the shell and membranes.

walnut, beetroot, garlic, prunes and mayonnaise - photo step 1

2. The nuts need to be chopped with a knife or crushed with a rolling pin.

chopped walnuts - photo step 2

3. Pass a clove of garlic through a press or grate on a fine grater.

We pass a clove of garlic through a press or three on a fine grater - photo step 3

4. Grate the boiled beets on a coarse grater.

grated beets - photo step 4

5. Prunes need to be poured with warm water and let stand for five to ten minutes.

Prunes must be poured with warm water - photo step 5

6. Chop the prunes arbitrarily.

Grind prunes arbitrarily - photo step 6

7. The main rule in making homemade mayonnaise is that all products should be warm. That is, they need to be taken out of the refrigerator about an hour before cooking. We take the products according to the recipe. Immediately put everything in a blender bowl.

cooking mayonnaise - photo step 7

8. Install the blender so that the egg yolk is under the blades of the mechanism. At high speeds, whip the mass, do not detach the blender handle from the bottom. After half a minute, you can carefully lift the blender. Thick mayonnaise is obtained.

cooking mayonnaise - photo step 8

9. Put the prepared products in a bowl, mix. The snack can be sent to the refrigerator for several hours.

We put the prepared products in a bowl - photo step 9

10. You can serve the snack in individual ramekins or put it on a plate using a serving ring.

Beet salad with garlic and walnuts

11. Bright and healthy beet salad with garlic and walnuts is ready.

Beet salad with garlic and walnuts