Why I Love Beetroot and Carrot
This is one of my favourite salad recipes and it always goes down well with guests. It is such a simple, tasty and nutritious side dish that goes well with almost any meal. I really recommend you give it a go and experience the benefits of these incredible ingredients for yourself! I have no doubt it will soon become one of your favourite salad recipes too. This nutritious salad will help you with your diet too as it is rich in fibre and antioxidants and full of nutrients. I had included health benefits also that I learned from Internet .
What Are The Health Benefits
Beets are great source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and dietary fiber. Beetroots are rich in vitamin C, manganese, folate, vitamin B6, betaine and potassium.
The greens parts of beets are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, copper and calcium. Beet improve blood flow,reduce blood pressure , detoxifies liver ,cure animia,
Good for muscles and good for skin too.
Like Beet carrot is also a bundle of nutrition. Most of the benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta-carotene and fiber content. This root vegetable are also a good source of antioxidants. They are rich in vitamin C, K, and B8, as well as folate, potassium ,iron, copper and manganese.
Bundle of these two will help to improve your digestive system, your blood count,will improve your immunity , gives you glowing skin and reduce your weight.
Raw Beetroot and Carrot Salad Recipe
1 Large/Medium Raw Beetroot (grated)
2 Medium Carrots (grated)
1 Medium onion ( sliced)
2 Tbsp (Handful) of Sultanas / raisins
1 Tbsp Sesame Seeds
1 Tbsp Sunflower Seeds
1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tsp Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tsp Cumin
Salt and Pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and sprinkle with Sunflower Seeds to serve.
Nutrition Facts 2 Amount per serving Calories 142 % Daily Value* 5.4g 7% Saturated Fat 0.7g 4% 0mg 0% 48mg 2% 21.8g 8% Dietary Fiber 3.6g 13% Total Sugars 9.1g 2.6g Vitamin D 0mcg 0% Calcium 88mg 7% Iron 2mg 9% Potassium 322mg 7% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.