Beet Salad With Goat Cheese and Walnuts Recipe

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Recipe: Beet Salad With Goat Cheese and Walnuts Recipe

Summary: This scrumptious salad with a colorful display of dark-red beets on a mountain of mixed greens and fresh herbs is perfect. A sprinkling of fatty-acid-rich walnuts, which are thought to boost sex hormones, and crumbled goat cheese add tasty accents to the easy recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 cup(s) lettuce, mixed greens
  • 4 tablespoon vinaigrette, balsamic, fat-free, or fat-free balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
  • 1 can(s) beets, (8 1/4 ounces) chilled (or roast fresh beets)
  • 1 tablespoon basil, fresh, snipped, or flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper, black
  • 2 tablespoon nuts, walnuts, coarsely chopped, toasted
  • 1 ounce(s) cheese, goat cheese, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Arrange salad greens on a small serving platter; drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the salad dressing. Set aside.
  2. Drain and cut up beets. In a medium bowl, combine cut-up beets, basil or parsley, and pepper. Drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons salad dressing; toss to coat.
  3. Spoon beet mixture onto center of salad greens. Sprinkle beets with walnuts and goat cheese.

Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Everyday Health

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