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Roasted Beet and Feta Salad

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Categories: Entertaining, Low-fat, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Salads

Deep magenta with accents of white and green, serve this salad as a side dish or a first course

Prep Time: prep 10 mins

Cooking Time: cook 1-11/4 hrs

Serves: makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 6 small beets, scrubbed but unpeeled
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4oz ( 115g) arugula
  • 4oz ( 115g) feta cheese, cubed
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
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Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Place the beets in a roasting pan. Add 1/2 cup water and drizzle with the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cover the pan with aluminum foil. Roast about 1 3/4 hrs, or until tender.
  2. Uncover the beets and let cool. Peel and dice the beets.
  3. Whisk the vinegar, mustard, and honey together in a small bowl, then whisk in the oil. Combine the beets, onions, and dressing in a bowl and toss. Sprinkle the arugula, feta, and mint over the top. Toss gently, and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
Tips:
  • prep 10 mins; cook 1-11/4 hrs

Variations

Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad: Substitute a firm, crumbly goat cheese for the feta. Scatter the salad with 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds or toasted pine nuts.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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