Haitian Beet Salad (Salade de Betteraves)

  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 30m

If you have never had beets in your potato salad, then you have been missing out big time. Haitian beet salad has a flavor that will have you coming back for second and third servings. When people first see this pink/purple-ish meal looks unnatural, but after the first bite it’s hard going back to boring potato salad.


  • 4 red potatoes
  • 2 Beets
  • 1 celery stalk diced
  • 1/2 Onion diced
  • 1/2 green pepper diced
  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 salt (or to taste)
  • 1 large carrot diced (about 1/2 cup)


Step 1

In a 1qt pot boil beets for 5 min.

Step 2

Add the potatoe to the pot and continue boiling for another 5 min.

Step 3

Add the carrots and boil for a final 5 min.

Step 4

Drain the water and allow the beets and potatoes to cool before peeling.

Step 5

Once peeled, dice beets and cube potatoes.

Step 6

In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Step 7

Place in refrigerator and serve cold.

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Comments (2)

  1. posted by Martiez Green on October 4, 2014

    I will be trying this….

  2. posted by Kimberly Florival on December 9, 2015

    Add a can drained peas right before serving and you have a winner with this recipe!


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