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Beet Tartare

  • Author: kindrootsfood
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Beet tartare with bright flavors of lime, jalapeño, and cilantro paired with luscious avocado crema.




  • 3 beets, tops trimmed
  • 1 jalapeño, finely diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Avocado crema

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Vegan feta (optional)
  • More chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  • Tortilla chips


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add beets into boiling water and let boil for 30-45 minutes until tender. 
  3. Once tender, remove from water and let cool on a plate for a few minutes.
  4. Run cooled beets under cold water and the skins will wipe right off.
  5. Chop beets into ¼ inch cubes and let cool for 10 minutes.
  6. Make the avocado crema by adding all the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  7. Toss beets, jalapeño, lime juice, cilantro, and salt together. Taste and adjust
  8. Serve on a plate with a layer of avocado crema topped with the beet tartare. Sprinkle with freshly chopped cilantro and vegan feta. Scoop up with tortilla chips and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Category: Appetizer

Keywords: beet tartare, beet appetizer, tartare, avocado crema