Delicious Beet Salad Recipe

As a kid I always thought I despised beets.  The first few years John and I were married he always put beets on his salad whenever we were at a salad bar and I though it was disgusting. lol!  Well fast forward a few years and I have gotten older and wiser…and now I’m sad I missed out on all of those years of beet eating. 😉 . I seriously can’t get enough of them.  I LOVE a good beet salad, and this recipe couldn’t be easier.  Check out this delicious beet salad recipe that you can make in minutes.

delicious beet salad recipe

I’ll be the first to admit that when I can be…I’m lazy in the kitchen.  I want to make things that are delicious and EASY.  If I can buy ingredients that are pre-made to make life a bit easier, I will.  That’s one of the reasons I love this delicious beet salad so much.  Here’s what you’ll need to make this salad:

INGREDIENTS

-Roasted Beets ( you can roast your own, or if you want to be lazy like I am, you can pick up freshly roasted and peeled beets in the refrigerator section of Trader Joe’s.  That’s what I use.  Then, all you have to do is slice them up for the salad.  WINNING!)

-Goat Cheese (I pick this up at Trader Joe’s in the cheese section too.  You can crumble it easily yourself over the top of the salad)

-Candied Walnuts (Again, you can candy your own, or you can buy a bag of already prepared candied walnuts…guess what I do usually? ;))

-A bag of mixed greens

-Dressing (this simple recipe is good on so many salads!)

  • 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 c. extra viirgin olive oil
  • 1 TBS honey
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

delicious beet salad recipe

In a bowl add your mixed greens and sliced beets.  Toss in the dressing and mix all together well.  Sprinkle in candied walnuts and goat cheese (I add a liberal amount, but you can add as much as you like). Toss lightly.  When you serve the salad I like to add a a few more nuts and a bit of extra cheese on top.

delicious beet salad recipe

How easy is that?  And it looks and tastes amazing too.  It is hearty enough to eat as a complete meal too if you’d like.

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