Beet with lemon and cumin salad from North Africa:
2 big beets ; 5 mushed garlic cloves ; juice from 1 lemon ; 1 tea spoon cumin ; olive oil ; salt ; a handful of chopped parsley. Cook the beets in boiling water until soft. Cool and peel the beets. Cut the beats to 1/8" slices, add garlic, lemon, cumin, salt and parsley. Mix well. Enjoy.