Beet Salad

It’s nice to see the beets coming around again. Maybe in a month I’ll feel differently, but I was thrilled to see the candy stripes in our share.

I made this salad to accompany a pasta main dish that I was making for friends. Normally, I would have topped it with candied walnuts, but since I had a few handfuls of delicious pumpkin seeds on hand, I used those instead. The results were wonderful.

  • 2 beets, rosted
  • lettuce and arugula combined, or just arugula
  • goat cheese
  • roasted pumpkin seeds, or walnuts

I like to assemble these salads on individual plates. Just arrange the ingredients nicely. It doesn’t even need dressing, but a hint of high quality EVOO wouldn’t be out of place either. To candy walnuts, simply put a handful into a non-stick pan, set it over medium heat, and add a heaping Tbs of sugar.  Keep the walnuts in motion, and when the sugar has melted and stuck itself to the nuts, you’re done!

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About christianathomas

I'm a working mother of two trying to make eating well fit into our hectic lives. I also used to own a completely chaotic bakery. Follow me for tips and tricks on how to get more whole foods into your diet.
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