Swedish Beetroot, Horseradish and Apple Salad: Rodbetsallad

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by French Tart

An absolute "must" as an accompaniment to the Swedish Smorgasbord, this salad is very easy to make and is delicious with cold meats, fish, potatoes and open sandwiches.

Top Review by Scoutie

Delish!! I am fast becoming a beet fan. I also had to use the bottled horseradish, as that is what was in the house tho I am sure it is much better with the fresh. I used a large Granny Smith apple. Next time I may try adding some chopped red onion. Thanks for posting French Tart. Made for ZWT 6.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 250 g pickled beets, cubed
  • 2 pickled gherkins, cut into small pieces
  • 1 apple, peeled cored and cubed
  • 4.92-9.85 ml grated horseradish root
  • 200 g sour cream
  • 9.85 ml chopped fresh dill


  1. Mix all the chopped vegetables and fruit together - making sure that they are cut into a similar size.
  2. Stir the grated horseradish into the sour cream - bit by bit, checking for taste after each addition.
  3. Then add the chopped vegetables and fruit to the horseradish and sour cream mixture.
  4. Put into an attractive serving bowl and sprinkle with chopped dill.
  5. Serve with the Smorgasbord, or with cold cuts, quiches and pickled fish. Also wonderful to take on a picnic.

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