Boil the beet in salted water until tender. Slip off the skin and mince the beet.
Mince the scallions and combine with the beet and beef, along with the salt and caraway seed. Shape into 6 oval patties.
In a large frying pan heat together the butter and oil. Fry the patties over medium-high heat until they are just done, about 6 to 8 minutes.
Serve garnished with tiny ne