1. 1 pound beets
2. 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
3. Juice of 1 lemon
4. 1 tablespoon olive oil
5. Large pinch of cinnamon
6. 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
7. salt to taste
Wash the beets well, being careful not to break their skins. Cut off the
tops, leaving a stalk of about 1 1/2 inches. Boil, covered, until tender.
Allow the water to cool, then slip off the skins, trim off the tops, and
cut into bite-sized pieces.
Mix the remaining ingredients and pour over beets. Let marinate 1
hour before serving. Makes about 2 cups.
Beet Salad II
Prepare as described above, but add 1 teaspoon orange flower water,
1/8 teaspoon cumin, a pinch of paprika, and a little water to the