Beet, Mandarin Orange and Spinach Salad

Recipe by TasteTester
READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • CANNED BEET RECIPE
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can of cut beets (well drained)
  • 1
    (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, well drained (in light syrup)
  • 14
    cup bottled poppy seed dressing (if you don't like poppy seed dressing you can use a basic vinaigrette dressing)
  • FRESH BEET RECIPE
  • 3
    fresh beets (used in place of the canned beets)
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DIRECTIONS

  • CANNED BEET RECIPE:
  • Place spinach in a salad bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients; toss and serve.
  • 5 minutes prep time; no cooking time.
  • FRESH BEET RECIPE:
  • Preheat oven to 450°F Remove beet greens from 3 fresh beets; rinse beets and wrap tightly in foil. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Unwrap foil and remove skin by rubbing firmly with paper towels. Refrigerate beets until cool; cut into pieces and add to salad.
  • 5 minutes prep time; 1 hour cooking time; 1 hour cooling time.
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