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Beet Sauce

Salsa di barbabietole

Typical peasant recipe from Modena, served with any type of meat. Usually it was made with the beets leftover from the harvest, which the farmers let the children collect.

Ingredients: 1 kg of sugar beets, 1 kg of Napolitano red onions, 1 kg of carrots, 1 liter of vinegar, 85 g of fine salt, 1.5 liters of seed oil.

Preparation: clean the beets well and cut them into very small pieces along with the carrots. Boil the vinegar with the salt for 20 minutes, and in the last 10 minutes, add the finely cut onions. Drain everything and after 3-4 hours put the sauce in jars covering the sauce completely with seed oil.

Recipe sent by: Giuliana Zarri - Modena

Last modified May 26, 2011

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