Belly Dance Beet Salad

Makes You Wiggly, in a Good Way


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Well Fed 2

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2013

  • About

The Western form of belly dancing – with gauzy costumes and jangling jewelry – is based on the Ghawazi dancers of Egypt. The Arabic word “ghawazi” means “conqueror,” a reference to the way the dancer conquered the heart of her audience. It makes me wonder: If the way to a man’s heart is through the stomach, doesn’t Belly Dance Beet Salad double our heart-winning powers? This salad is exotic, but not fussy or too challenging. The flavors make sense but are also magically unexpected. I like t