Beet Salad With Goat Cheese and Walnuts

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PaulaG
Recipe by Annacia

Combine the strong flavors of beets and goat cheese for a delicious and different salad. Boost the rich flavor of the nuts by toasting them in the oven until golden.

Top Review by Sharon123

Followed the recipe loosely and really ejoyed the salad. Thanks Annacia!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 14 ounces can tiny whole beets, chilled
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley
  • 18 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons vinaigrette dressing (bottled reduced-fat or fat-free balsamic)
  • 4 cups mixed baby greens
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 ounce semi-soft goat cheese, crumbled (chevre)

Directions

  1. Drain and cut up beets.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cut-up beets, basil, and pepper.
  3. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the salad dressing; toss to coat.
  4. Arrange greens on 2 salad plates; sprinkle with remaining dressing.
  5. Top with beet mixture, walnuts, and goat cheese.

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