home

As Seen In

New York Times

The Journal News

Top 50 Mom Bloggers

join the rolemommy network

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese & Walnuts Recipe: Take Back the Kitchen

beets.jpgWhat better alternative to slaving over a hot stove than making a healthy salad packed with superfoods? Walnuts and beets are packed with nutrients and this salad with give you the energy to make it through the heat.

Beet Salad With Goat Cheese and Walnuts:

6 Medium cooked Beets

2 TBS lemon juice
1 pressed garlic clove
1/4 tsp salt
black pepper to taste
5 TBS olive oil
6 cups dark salad greens
1 scallion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese (pasteurized if you are pregnant)
1/4 cup chopped, toasted walnuts

Trim beets by cutting off both ends. With skin on, boil beets for 40 minutes to 1 hour, until tender (stick a knife or fork in them to make sure). When tender, remove from water, let cool and the skin will peel right off. Chop the beets into a 1/4" dice and place in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, whisk lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper and oil. Toss beets in a few TBS of the dressing.

Right before serving, combine greens and scallions in a large bowl. Pour on most of the dressing, sprinkle with goat cheese and walnuts.

Note: You can certainly use canned beets if you do not have fresh ones readily available. Canned beets beat no beets! Also, don't be alarmed- beets can turn your poop red! This makes a large salad but will keep for a few days (not your poop, the beets....)

For more great recipes from Alma Schneider, visit her at TakeBackTheKitchen.com.

Posted in: Blog, Take Back the Kitchen on 07/20/2010

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Get Role Mommy in your inbox!

Sign up for a weekly dose of Role Mommy featuring reviews, recipes, giveaways, deals, must see entertainment and more!

Close and continue to Role Mommy