Marinated beetroot

A little layering and a tongue-tingling marinade transform Janet Brinkworth's simple beetroot recipe into a special side dish or salad
By Janet Brinkworth
Marinated beetroot
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus 24 hrs marinating
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 500 ml olive oil
  • 200 ml white wine vinegar
  • 6-7 cooked beetroot
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 chillies, finely shredded
  • a handful of thyme, leaves only

Method

1. Pour the olive oil into a large bowl. Add the vinegar.

2. In a serving bowl, layer some of the beetroot. Scatter over some shallot, garlic and chilli. Sprinkle with thyme leaves. Pour over some of the marinade.

3. Repeat the layers until the ingredients are all used up. Refrigerate for 24 hours.

4. Serve at room temperature as an antipasto.

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