- 4 medium beets - scrubbed, trimmed and cut in half
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 10 oz package mixed baby salad greens
- 1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 oz goat cheese
The salad is one of the oldest dishes known to mankind. At its core, it is nothing more than a bunch of vegetables mixed together, and covered in oil. Although simple, the salad never has to be dull, because you can always change up the mixture of ingredients. Add more, add less, put in nuts, fruits, vegetables, meats; whatever suits your fancy really. The beet salad is unique due to the interesting flavor profile the beet provides. It’s crisp, crunchy, and watery all at the same time, making it just the thing to spice up your typical salad eating experience
Salads are known to have many health benefits all on their own. With a full range of vegetables and proteins in one meal, salad is always the way to go when looking for something delicious and healthy. The beet salad in particular provides a few extra health benefits over its delicious cousins. Beets provide a number of vitamins and minerals, including, vitamin C, magnesium, iron, copper, and phosphorous. Regular consumption of beets can also improve heart health, prevent certain cancers, prevent cataracts, act as an aphrodisiac, and as an energy booster. Next time you’re in need of a delicious and healthy option, consider eating a beet salad.
how to make Beet Salad
Note: Ensure that the beets are completely immersed in water.