Microwaved Potato Salad with Bright Red Beets

Microwaved Potato Salad with Bright Red Beets

Why not try making this for Valentine's Day? This is an easy potato salad with beets! The basil adds a nice aroma.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Seasoning ingredients:
as needed
to taste
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Basil (dried)
a small amount


1. Chop the beet and potato into small pieces and microwave for 6 minutes.
2. Mash the beet and potato, add the seasoning, and it's done!
3. Variation: Wrap in plastic wrap, roll it out and cut it out with a cookie cutter.
4. You can easily make a bright red heart-shaped salad.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a delicious potato salad made with beets, a standard ingredient in Russian cooking.
I wanted it to be tart, yet mild, so I used yogurt and kept it low in calories.
The addition of basil gives it an extra punch.