Sweet Beet Salad

  • 7-8 baby beets (small beets)
  • 1/2 small red onion, peeled
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill minced or 1/2 tbsp. dried dill
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper

Bring beets and water to a boil.  Reduce flame to medium and cook 35-40 minutes or until beets are soft.  Remove beet skin and slice beets into 1/4 inch moons.  Cut onion into thin crescents.  Combine olive oil, lemon, dill, sea salt and black pepper and coat beet and onions.  Marinate for 25-30 minutes, turning once or twice.