Pantzarosalata / Beetroot Yogurt Salad


One of my recent endeavours is to try and eat more salads. As a rule, I hate salads and I am always trying to avoid them. But as a food blogger, if I can’t make tasty salads then what is the point? So I wanted one salad recipe from Greece. As always, I was looking for something easy and that can be made with ingredients easily available at home. I came across this easy and gorgeous beetroot salad and I am sure this is going to be a regular feature at home now on.


Serves 2-3

Recipe adapted from here


Beetroot, medium                      3

Greek yogurt                               300 gms

Walnuts                                        10-12

Garlic cloves                                 3

Olive oil                                         2 tbsp

Vinegar                                          1 tsp

Salt & pepper

  • Boil the betteroots for 30-40 minutes till they are cooked
  • Peel the beetroots and cut them into small pieces and set aside
  • In a blender / mixer take the garlic cloves, walnuts, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper
  • Add the yoghurt to the mixture and stir well to combine
  • Pour the dressing over the beetroot and mix well
  • Chill the salad in the refrigerator for a couple of hours
  • Enjoy!


  1. Ensure that you use only Greek yogurt else the salad will turn watery.


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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Priya Suresh says:

    How delicious and catchy this salad looks, will definitely give a try.

  2. Beautiful color , sounds more like a meal to me , ha ha , so rich ! Would love to try it .

  3. gayathriraani says:

    Looks gorgeous Sowmya. I love the sweetness of beets in salads. Let me try this..

  4. Pavani says:

    That is such a pretty looking beet salad. Looks so yummy!!

  5. Srivalli Jetti says:

    Oh if there are some things I avoid, its soups and salads..hehehe..this one with beets surely looks good to try!

  6. what a unique dressing with the walnuts – I love beets and would love this salad

  7. This sounds like a great take on a beet salad. The ones I come across tend to have vinegar style dressings. A nice change on that front.

    1. Sowmya:) says:

      Thank you for visiting my blog. Glad you liked this one

      1. You’re welcome.

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