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Russian beet salad with garlic in a bowl

Russian Beet Salad (with Garlic)

This recipe for Russian beet salad is garlicky, sweet, and creamy. A classic Slavic side dish!
Course Salad
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword beet garlic salad, beet salad
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 55kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • In a large pot, boil beets for about 40 minutes, or until you can easily pierce them with a fork. Set them aside to cool at room temperature. Peel the skins from the beets and garlic cloves.
    cooked beets
  • Using a cheese grater, grate the beets and garlic into small pieces.
    beets with garlic
  • Add salt and mayonnaise to the beets and stir until well-combined.
    garlic with moyo and grated beets
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg