Beauty and the Beet Salad Recipe

Beauty and the Beet Salad Recipe
Staff Writer
Francesca Borgognone

Jam packed with flavor, this salad works great as an appetizer or even as a passed small bite during  cocktail hour.

1
Servings
986
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/8 Cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 10 ounce package mixed baby salad greens
  • 4 medium grilled beets
  • 1/3 Cup candied pecans
  • log of goat cheese, cut into evenly sized medallions

Directions

Method: In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, and olive oil to make the dressing. In a large bowl, toss the salad greens with the dressing, reserving 2 tablespoons of the dressing. Evenly divided the salad and place it into individual serving bowls. Divide the candied pecans equally and sprinkle over the greens. Place equal amounts of beets over the green, and top with medallions of goat cheese. Drizzle each salad with the reserved dressing.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
51g
73%
Sugar
103g
100%
Saturated Fat
43g
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
131g
100%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
11µg
2%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
73mg
97%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
20µg
22%
Calcium, Ca
27mg
3%
Choline, total
29mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Fluoride, F
5µg
0%
Folate, total
74µg
19%
Magnesium, Mg
84mg
26%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
76mg
11%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
72mg
5%
Water
311g
12%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Beet Salad Shopping Tip

Buy lettuce that is crisp and free of blemishes.

Beet Salad Cooking Tip

Before dressing, keep your salad chilled in the refrigerator to stay crisp.