Beet and Arugula Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Beet and Arugula Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Beet and Arugula Salad

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"Beets are an incredible vegetable. They're packed with tons of vitamins and antioxidants, and the dark crimson color adds a nice accent to most dishes. In this particular salad, they blend perfectly with the creamy feta cheese while balancing out the tang of kalamata olives. You'll convert even the most skeptical eaters who have always turned a nose to the wonderful world of beets with this salad topped with a citrus dressing over a bed of nutty arugula."

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Directions

  1. Place beets into a large saucepan and pour in enough water to cover the beets by 1 inch. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the beets are easily pierced with a fork, about 15 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  2. Peel beets, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices, and cut slices in half. Place into a bowl.
  3. Smash garlic with salt in a small bowl using a spoon until the mixture becomes a paste. Stir lemon juice into garlic paste. Retain about 1 tablespoon lemon dressing in a small bowl and pour the remaining lemon dressing over beets; toss to coat.
  4. Divide arugula between 4 plates; top each plate with beets, feta cheese, and olives; drizzle salads with olive oil and retained lemon dressing.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 15 mins
  • READY IN 45 mins
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Apr 30, 2013

This was a very tasty salad--my daughter and I made it with our first grilled steak of the season and was a great complement to the meal! I would cut back on the salt due to the lemon juice in the recipe. Thanks for a great salad recipe!

 
Mar 23, 2013

This salad is so delicious! The Inquisitive Vegetarian has been my go to for a very long time. The flavors in the recipes are so well thought out. I would highly recommend this recipe and urge you to try her other recipes too! You won't be disappointed.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 432 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 30.3 g
  • 47%
  • Fiber
  • 7.5 g
  • 30%
  • Protein
  • 13.7 g
  • 27%
  • Sodium
  • 1943 mg
  • 78%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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