Beet and Onion Salad

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  • 6

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New York Times Menu Cookbook

New York Times Menu Cookbook

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1966

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  • 6 medium beets, cooked
  • 1 medium onion, sliced tissue-thin
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, or more
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar, or more
  • ΒΌ cup olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Drain and cool the beets, trim them, and slip off the skins with a paring knife. Cut the beets into thin slices and chill them.

  2. Add the onion slices to the beets and toss with the remaining ingredients and seasoning to taste.

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