For some reason, I’ve always avoided canned beets–This inspires me to try them since I feel they are under-appreciated vegetable. I’ve very recently found beets in the freezer case at my local Harris Teeter, and cooked in the produce (unrefrigerated). This looks like a good way to check out the quality. Thanks!

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There are a few canned products that I love, and that can definitely save some time in the kitchen when necessary. For once I won’t mention canned beans, but instead, canned beets! You can also find them jarred. And they’re good.

If you prefer to cook your own beets, that’s fine. But in the case of this salad, I just want to show you how easy it is to create a pretty, delicious, and really fast salad – no cooking involved!

It took me a while to learn to love beets. They tasted like dirt to me initially, but I now embrace that earthiness. And a beet salad, especially with feta added, is to die for in my book.

If you noticed the photos, you can see that I used a spiralizer on the whole beets, and of course the curly cues don’t enhance the flavor of the salad. To…

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