Use small sweet beets for this salad.
- 6 raw small beets, trimmed, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
- 3 tbsp. mild olive oil
- 1⁄4 tsp. cumin seeds
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Toss beets with vinegar, olive oil, cumin seeds, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Chill well.