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Roasted Beet Salad with Feta – Recipe of the Day

Colorful, Delicious and Healthy

Roasted Beet Salad

Try this Roasted Beet Salad soon! Next time you roast beets for dinner, roast a few extra, so you can enjoy this delicious salad. Canned whole beets will also work, but freshly roasted beets are always better. To roast the beets – cover them in foil and put them in a 400º F. oven for about one hour. Chop the ends of the beets and peel them while they are still warm.

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 medium roasted beets, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons high-quality olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped lemon thyme
  • Field greens or lettuce mix (optional)
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta (goat’s cheese)
  • ¼ cup pine nuts or chopped walnuts, pecans, etc.
  • Salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine the beets, oil, lemon juice and lemon thyme in a mixing bowl.
  2. Prepare four servings bowls with a bed of mixed greens (if you are using them – can be served with or without the greens).
  3. Top with the beet mixture.
  4. Sprinkle with feta and pine nuts.
  5. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.

Note: If you don’t have lemon thyme, use fresh basil, oregano or regular thyme. Dry herbs will also work, but use them sparingly. 



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