Heritage Beetroot Salad, Horseradish Creme Fraiche & Salmon
Heritage Beetroot Salad, Horseradish Creme Fraiche & Salmon Serves: 4
Ingredients 200g Hot smoked salmon
For the beetroot salad: 480g Beetroot, baby, washed & trimmed (mix of red, candy and yellow) ½ Shallot, finely chopped 2 tsp Balsamic vinegar, 8 years old 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin 1 tbsp Water 4 pinches Sea salt 2 pinches Black pepper, freshly ground
For the crème fraiche dressing: 100g Crème fraiche 1tsp Horseradish, fresh, finely grated 2 pinches Sea salt 1 pinch Cayenne pepper 1 squeeze Lemon juice
For the beetroot salad: In a large saucepan, bring the beetroot and enough water to cover to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 1 ½ hours until cooked. Alternatively, you could steam them. Allow to cool slightly before peeling. Segment the beetroot into even pieces and mix with the remaining ingredients. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
For the crème fraiche dressing: In a bowl, mix the ingredients together, taste and adjust the seasoning if required.
Serving: Arrange the beetroot salad in the centre of the plate, top with the slices of hot smoked salmon and spoon the horseradish crème fraiche over or around. Garnish with a few sprigs of dill.