A classic cucumber salad gets new life from the flavor of grilled beets.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat grill to high. In heavy-duty foil, wrap beets, in one layer, with ice. Cover grill; cook until beets are tender when pierced with the tip of a paring knife, 40 to 45 minutes, turning once.

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  • Rub off skins with paper towel. Cut beets into wedges. Toss in bowl with oil and 1 tablespoon vinegar; season with salt and pepper.

  • In another bowl, toss cucumber slices with sour cream, dill, and remaining 2 teaspoons vinegar; season with salt and pepper.

  • Place beets on platter; top with cucumbers.

Reviews (1)

49 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 26
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: Unrated
06/26/2009
This took a LONG time, over an hour, for these beets to cook, but worth the wait! Very tender yet firm and the sauce is a great pairing.