Greek Cold Beet and Garlic Puree

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as a first course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About

As with almost all Greek dishes, there is probably a Turkish precursor of this simple but masterful combination of two humble ingredients. But I encountered it first in a Times Square Greek restaurant of no pretension but immense professionalism. You don’t have to be Greek—or Turkish—to slap this together while studying Greek irregular verbs or working on your abs. It keeps for several days in the refrigerator, but put the two ingredients together at the last minute to avoid having the snow