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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.

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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving1393
Total Fat115g100%
Sugar36gN/A
Saturated34g100%
Cholesterol78mg26%
Protein44g89%
Carbs56g19%
Vitamin A1553µg100%
Vitamin B120.3µg5.4%
Vitamin B61mg49.7%
Vitamin C74mg100%
Vitamin D0.7µg0.2%
Vitamin E9mg46%
Vitamin K395µg100%
Calcium432mg43%
Fiber16g65%
Folate (food)512µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)512µg100%
Iron10mg54%
Magnesium190mg48%
Monounsaturated61gN/A
Niacin (B3)4mg18%
Phosphorus757mg100%
Polyunsaturated14gN/A
Potassium1956mg56%
Riboflavin (B2)1mg63%
Sodium1125mg47%
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg46.2%
Zinc5mg32%