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Beet Tartare_Zineb Hattab

Beet Tartare with Crunchy Radishes by Zineb Hattab

Learn how to make beet tartare with crunchy radishes with this exclusive recipe from vegan fine-dining chef Zineb Hattab at Kle in Zurich.

29 November, 2021
Average: 4.5 (4 votes)

Dietary Consideration

serves for



Vegan Mayonnaise
1 Can cooked chickpea water
White Balsamic Vinegar
A splash
To taste
Rapeseed oil
As required
Beet Tartare
100g grated cooked beet
Baby Leeks
30g, sweated
30g toasted and chopped
30g pear mayo
30g caramelised tofu
Extra virgin olive oil
Lemon juice
Dry Pear Mayo
35g vegan mayo
25g dry pear cream
Radish Slices
10pc round radish slices
Olive oil
White Balsamic Vinegar
Lemon zest

Through The Eyes is cooking closer, faster and more direct than you’ve ever seen before, as the world's best chefs reveal their recipes for classic dishes. 

Zineb Hattab, executive chef and owner of vegan fine-dining restaurant Kle in Zurich, Switzerland, will teach you all the tips, tricks and techniques required to make one of her favourite dishes, beet tartare with crunchy radishes.

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Step 01

Beet Tartare_Vegan Mayo

Start by making a vegan mayo:

Add a pinch of salt and a drizzle of white balsamic vinegar to the chickpea water and blend with a hand blender, slowly drizzling in the oil whilst moving the mixer up and down. As the liquid becomes heavier, increase the speed of the blender and add the rest of the oil until the emulsion becomes thick and shiny. Season with salt.


Step 02

Beet Tartare_Step two

To make the dry pear mayo

Whisk the vegan mayonnaise and the dry pear cream until well incorporated.

Step 03

Beet Tartare_Step three

Pan fry the tofu

Pan fry two slices of smoked tofu, cubed, in rapeseed oil, and caramelise with sweet soy sauce, until brown and crunchy.



Step 04

Beet Tartare_step four

Sweat the leeks

Cut and thinly slice clean leeks, lengthwise, and pan fry in oil with a pinch of salt over low heat until soft.




Step 05

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Beet tartare

Mix all ingredients in a big bowl and season to taste.

Step 06

Beet Tartare_Step six

Radish slices

Create a fan by overlapping thin slices of radish and season generously.

Step 07

Beet Tartare_Step seven

Add the lemon zest, dry lime powder and dill.



Step 08

Beet Tartare_step eight

Place on top of tartare.



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