AT A GLANCE
Raw beetroot does soften slightly when lightly marinated, but standing it with the dressing for 5 minutes helps the flavours to meld. Grated or julienned beetroot, combined with a grain mustard or horseradish dressing, also makes a wonderful accompaniment to meat. You'll need to begin this recipe a day ahead.
|01||For labne, place yoghurt in a fine metal sieve placed over a bowl and refrigerate overnight to drain (discard excess liquid).|
|02||For lemon dressing, whisk ingredients in a bowl to combine. Season to taste and set aside.|
|03||Combine beetroot in a large bowl, add lemon dressing, stand for 5 minutes, then add cucumber and mint, toss to combine, transfer to a platter, dot with spoonfuls of labne, season to taste and serve.|