Roasted Beet and Citrus Salad

  • Linz2001um Posted: 02/21/11
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    This is terrific! I liked using the beet greens- something different. I couldn't find golden beets so used red beets instead and they worked great. They also added another color, which was nice. Great dressing!

  • Sherrie Posted: 03/22/09
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    This salad is delicious. I omitted the garlic the second time. The second time I also used some beets that I bought from Trader Joes that were already steamed and peeled, which made this a super easy, tasty salad.

  • Kingwell Posted: 02/20/09
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    I would give this a five; my husband perhaps a four because the beet greens were a little too much greenery for him. However, visually this is stunning and it tastes fantastic. I would leave out the garlic next time and either omit it entirely or opt for shallots instead. It was a little too sharp for the dressing. Other than that change, I would definitely make it again as written.

  • veuzent Posted: 07/18/09
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    We loved this recipe. We saved time by microwaving the beets for about 15 minutes after cutting the tops down to 1". We also left out the salt but did use the cheese which has lots of sodium in it already. The first time making it was time consuming but now that we know what we are doing, it would be easy to prep most of it ahead and just assemble at the last minute. We highly recommend this salad & plan to make it for company tonight. It is also high in potassium, a bone building nutrient. We were worried the beet greens would be bitter but they are not and the dressing is very flavorful.

  • grandmatrish Posted: 06/07/11
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    Great salad, interesting combination; I mixed beet greens and lettuce then added dried cherries, also thin apple slices, and chicken for a dinner salad.

  • VannieNY Posted: 08/26/12
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    i guess i;ve been too busy making this a million times that i forgot to review it, lol. anyway i'm actually making it again today,delicious. this is a great recipe for people that think beets taste yucky, i always use the golden but i guess red ones would work i had a canned beet when i was little & i decided that beets are for drinking not eating, lol. flash forward 20 years and i decided since i love veggies there must be a better way to make beets & found this recipe & i've been making it ever since. the only changes i make to this are i add a little bit more garlic, i use an orange for the juice, meaning i buy an orange and squeeze it. also i just use whatever greens i'm using for the salad, never actually used the beet greens whenever i make it. i like beet greens cooked, don't really like them raw but that's just me. i also use acv because that's just what i always have on hand and i usually add some grilled chicken to this & maybe some diced mango as well, depends on my mood

  • carolfitz Posted: 05/26/13
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    Made to recipe using red beets and got lovely composed salads, great for guests. Only for my personal taste, would use a different cheese next time, like goat or farmer's or blue, rather than parm. Served with grilled steak, very good.

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