We try to find small beets for this salad—red or yellow or the new variegated chioggia beets which are a pale pink. For Beets with Anise Vinaigrette, omit the sesame oil and substitute toasted anise seeds for the sesame seeds.
Trim the tops from the beets, leaving about
Whisk the remaining ingredients together, pour over the still warm beets, and toss to coat. Sprinkle with more sesame seeds if you like and serve.
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