Beetroot salad with prunes and walnuts

Beetroot salad with prunes and walnuts

Beetroot with prunes and walnuts is a traditional composition of Russian cuisine and is part of every celebration. Due to its ingredients, this salad is not only delicious, but also very healthy.


  • 500 g beetroot
  • 120 g prunes
  • 80 grams of walnuts
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 120 ml sour cream


In Russian cuisine, beetroot is not only used to cook borscht. This sweet and healthy root vegetable is  a favourite ingredient in many salad recipes. In this recipe, beetroot is the main element.

Once, even the juice of the leaves was used as medicine. In fact, this food is endowed with many health benefits: Beetroot is rich in iron, vitamins and betanine. Walnuts, prunes and garlic are also excellent sources of vitamins and nutrients. When you prepare this salad regularly, you are doing something good for your body and the health of your loved ones.

Beetroot salad with prunes and walnuts, detailed photo recipe

80 minutes

1. Cook beetroot for 1 hour. Peel and grate.

2. Peel the garlic.

3. Crush garlic in a mortar or a garlic press.

4. Crush walnuts with the garlic.

5. Pour boiling water over prunes and let them soak for 20 minutes.

6. Cut prunes into pieces.

7. Place beetroot into a salad bowl and stir.

8. Add garlic and walnuts.

9. Add prunes.

10. Season with salt.

11. Add sour cream.

12. Stir.

13. Serve cold.

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