Salad of Grilled Rump Steak, Spinach, Smashed Parsnips and Swede

With Beetroot, Horseradish and Parsley Dressing


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Salads: The new main course


By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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This is a really good winter salad. Beetroot is a much underrated vegetable – I remember when, in 1992, an Australian-chef-led restaurant opened in London’s Chelsea and several top reviewers commented on the chef’s overuse of beetroot – I think it appeared in two or three dishes. How times change, though. In recent years, restaurants all over the UK have begun to embrace this vegetable anew.

If you buy raw beets, you can cook them in several ways. I prefer to wrap the washed beets t