Beets with Walnuts, Goat Cheese, and Baby Greens

Beets with Walnuts, Goat Cheese, and Baby Greens Recipe
Photo: Nina Choi; Styling: Lisa Lee
Pair roasted beets and goat cheese  with crisp baby greens and crunchy walnuts for a salad that almost explodes with flavor and color.  You can prepare the beets up to two days in advance.

Yield:

8 servings

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Recipe Time

Total: 2 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 125
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 1.9 g
Protein 4.1 g
Carbohydrate 10.1 g
Fiber 3.1 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 178 mg
Calcium 63 mg

Ingredients

6 medium beets (red and golden), about 1 1/2 pounds
1 cup water
8 cups mixed baby salad greens
1 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled goat cheese
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. Leave root and 1-inch stem on beets; scrub with a brush. Place beets and 1 cup water in a 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish; cover tightly with foil. Bake at 375° for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until tender. Cool beets slightly. Trim off roots; rub off skins. Cut beets into wedges; cool completely.

3. Place greens and parsley in a large bowl; toss. Combine vinegar, salt, and pepper, stirring with a whisk. Gradually drizzle in oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Drizzle dressing over greens mixture; toss gently. Arrange 1 cup salad on each of 8 plates; top evenly with beets. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese and 1 1/2 teaspoons nuts.

Note:

Allison Fishman,

April 2011
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