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Roasted Beet & Orange Salad

Roasted Beet & Orange Salad

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 155
Carbs: 16g
Protein: 2g
Fat: 10g
Fibre: 3g

Ready In:

1:50 Hours


5

  • Phase 1
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 90 Minutes
  • Serves: 6

Ingredients:

This salad is an easy no-work salad; roast the beets the night ahead when you’re sitting down to watch a movie.

SALAD:
  • 4 medium size beets, whole
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup toasted walnuts or pecans
  • 4 oranges, peeled and cut into segments
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced

OPTIONAL: goat cheese, or feta cheese to garnish

DRESSING:
  • Balsamic dressing from page 22

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F. 
  2. Wash beets and pat dry; toss beets with olive oil, salt and pepper
  3. Place beets on a baking sheet, bake until soft enough to pierce with a fork (approx 1 ½ hours. Cool beets enough to handle before removing peel.
  4. Place walnuts on a baking sheet, and into the oven same time as the beets. Take out after 12 minutes, or when the walnuts are lightly toasted.
  5. Peel beets, cut into wedges
  6. In a large bowl, combine beets, orange segments, red onion and green onion;  toss with 1/2 cup Balsamic dressing
  7. Garnish with cheese.