Roasted Beet Salad Video

This easy salad pairs the earthy flavor of roasted beets with sweet nectarines. Rich in potassium and fiber, this healthy salad is a great lunch or light dinner recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 bunch baby arugula (or lettuce of your choice)
  • 2 medium nectarines, sliced into wedges (skins on)
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and sliced thin
  • 2 lb beets, roasted, peeled and diced
  • 2 oz reduced-fat feta cheese, diced

Directions

  1. Make dressing: In a small bowl, mix shallot, garlic, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Let dressing sit at room temperature for at least 2 hours to allow flavors to combine.
  2. Assemble salad: Arrange arugula on a large platter. Place nectarine and avocado wedges around the platter. Top with beets and feta cheese. Drizzle with 1/4 cup dressing.
  3. *Note: This recipe requires only 1/4 cup dressing. Store remaining dressing, chilled, for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
358
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    10g
    15%
  • Saturated Fat
    3g
    15%
  • Cholesterol
    4mg
    1%
  • Sodium
    399mg
    17%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    12%
  • Dietary Fiber
    13g
    52%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    10g
    20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.