Beetroot Salad with Apples and Chios Mastiha
A Beetroot Salad with Apples that is made with oil infused with Chios Mastiha, Greece's delicious ingredient, found in the The Mastiha Shop
3 whole green apples, peeled and cored
and cut thinly with the mandoline
Juice of half a lemon
2-3 Tbsp, Greek Extra Virgin oil
900 gr. beets, boiled, peeled and diced
250 gr. Yogurt
1 Tbsp. honey
1 garlic clove, minced
2-3 drops essential Chios mastiha oil or 2-3tsp. Mastiha-infused olive oil
½ bunch fresh chives, finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1. Toss apples with lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside, covered and refrigerated, until ready to use.
2. In a medium bowl, mix together the beets, yogurt, honey, garlic, Chios Mastiha oil, salt and pepper.
3. To serve the salad: Place a few strips of marinated green apple in a concentric circle in the centre of each plate. Place a dollop of the tossed beet salad on top. Drizzle with a little extra olive oil if desired and serve immediately.