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Makes:
3 cups
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
5 minutes

Ingredients

1 carrot, sliced thin or coarsely grated

¼ cup minced onion

2 Tablespoons light mayonnaise or plain yogurt

¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper

1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro (optional)

6 (2-inch round) beets, cooked from fresh and diced, or 1 can (15 ounces) drained, rinsed and diced

Directions

1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Cook sliced carrots, if desired, until just tender. Try microwaving or steaming.

3. In a medium bowl, combine the onion, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Add cilantro, if desired. Add beets and carrots and stir to mix. Serve warm or cold.

4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • No mayonnaise? Use plain yogurt instead.