Friday, July 1, 2011

FFwD - Chunky beets and icy red onions

I've added several new recipes to our regular meal rotation since joining FF but the past part is the techniques I've learned and icy onions is one of them.  Icy onions on chicken burgers takes them from good to oh la la!
This salad is simple and delicious.  The earthy flavor of the beets and the crunchy mildness of the icy onions blend perfectly with the slightly sweet/slightly tart dressing and oregano accents and marries all the flavors into a perfect bite of deliciousness!  If you think you don't like beets try this salad.  You might change your mind.  Be sure to check out all the french friday cooks at french fridays with Dorie.

12 comments:

  1. I just love the color of your beets! Too bad I can't seem to find the same affinity for their taste. Great post!

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  2. What a wonderful combination! I would have never thought of topping burgers with this kind of salad.

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  3. Oh yum, I like your idea of enjoying this over a chicken burger:-)
    Your salad looks good, I will definitely make this one again;-)

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  4. That onions in the ice water trick is a real keeper, isn't it? Your salad looks delicious.

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  5. Your beet salad looks so delish! I passed on this one, it just didn't work for me this week! Nice job…enjoy your 4th!!

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  6. I loved it, too! SO pretty!

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  7. Nice post. If I can find some fresh beets I'll try this salad again. It just did not click this week with me...I guess I'm having too much fun getting ready for 4th of July foods and I was not feeling creative with my beets.

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  8. I loved the icy onions trick, too - it might make me more amenable to onions on burgers or sandwiches! Love the look of your salad.

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  9. Lola...thanks for dropping by my blog :) and I am so happy to be part of FFWD group. Love this beet salad and like you have stated beautifully , this is one awesome beet salad. I am so going to make this again :)

    Have a nice day,
    Elin

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  10. I had no idea that icy water could make onions so good! They really were great! Love your photo!

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  11. Hello, Lola. Thanks for visiting my blog. I loved this beet salad too, and I served it accompanied with grilled turkey burgers - no rolls. I would have never thought to use them as a burger topping. What a great idea!!! A must try next time I make beets.

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  12. I loved the onion trick and will definitely be giving that a try for other recipes! Who knew?
    Have a great holiday!

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