Beet Salad Recipe

beet salad1 lb beets
celery leaves chopped finely from 1 untrimmed bunch celery
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
lemon juice from 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon cumin
2 garlic cloves, crushed
salt to taste
olive oil

boil beets. peel, cool and grate. add all ingredients except olive oil. let set for 1 hour or more for the flavors to blend. taste and adjust seasonings as desired. add olive oil right before serving.