Ukrainian cuisine is rich and versatile. It boasts of vegetables, meat, fish and a myriad of salads & dips. This purple beetroot dip is a great example of a simple dish that is quick to make and healthy.
Greek Yogurt Instead of Mayonnaise
A classic version of this dip usually requires mayonnaise. But we prefer making it a bit healthier and therefore use Greek yogurt instead. We found that yogurt can be a great substitute for many mayonnaise-based dishes like this dip 😉
Beetroot or Buriak
Fun fact: Beetrot in Ukrainian is buriak or буряк. Beetroots are widely used in the Ukrainian cuisine. And in case you love them too, here is another great Ukrainian dish made of purple beetroot that you can try – Vinehret.
It is worth mentioning that beetroot is not only a delicious vegetable but is extremely healthy, too. Beetroots have heaps of vitamins and minerals, such as:
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