Middle Eastern Beet Salad


2 lb beets, trimmed and peeled
juice of 1 lemon
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp paprika
¼ tsp cinnamon
1/4 C safflower oil
salt and pepper
2-3 T parsley, chopped
leaf or Romaine lettuce

Cut beets in half and place on steamer. Steam 20 min or so, until crisp and tender. Refresh under cold water and dice. While beets are cooking, mix next six ingredients. Toss with beets and parsley. Cover and chill if possible. Serve over lettuce leaves.