Recipes

Beet & Walnut Salad

Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 small bunch beets, or enough canned beets (no salt added) to make 3 cups
  • drained 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped apple
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 8 cups fresh salad greens
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

INSTRUCTIONS


  • Steam raw beets in water in saucepan until tender.
  • Slip off skins.
  • Rinse to cool.
  • Slice in 1/2-inch rounds.
  • In a medium bowl, toss with red wine vinegar.
  • Add apples and celery.
  • Toss together.
  • In a large bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil and water.
  • Add salad greens and toss.
  • Put greens onto individual salad plates.
  • Top with sliced beet mixture.
  • Sprinkle with pepper, walnuts and cheese.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!