Usually when I talk about beets, I get one of two reactions…either people tell me how much they love them, or their eyes get this look of panic and they share how they hate beets. A true foodie; full of fine dining tips and noteworthy suggestions. The reason for mixing the dressing with the greens and beets separately is so everything doesn’t turn a bright fuschia color. It’s been a chilly March which may force me to plant my seeds in late April this year. Cook at 300 degrees for about an hour, stirring every 15 minutes. This delightful roasted beet salad has fresh crispy greens tossed with a tangy vinaigrette; tender earthy-sweet beets; crunchy toasted pecans with just a hint of cinnamon; and creamy, salty feta cheese to hit all the flavor spots on your taste buds! The beets are the star of the show! Serve right away. Cut stems and leaves from beets. Serves 4 people. As I mentioned in my strawberry feta salad recipe, the summer is just about to close and I need to get on a more healthier track for the fall season. No eye of newt? brown sugar; 1/4 cup feta cheese (add more or less to taste) 2 Tbsp. Prep: 15 minutes. It is "Wow, that was amazing, I want more" good. When I served my beet appetizer to Chef Jamie, a weekend guest, his eyes immediately opened wide. I don’t guess I’ve actually ever had beets now that I think about it! There are many ways to prepare beets, but my absolute favorite is to roast them. I’ve trued them every which way people tell me to make them. I roasted the beets in the oven used warmed spinach instead of greens and added a little port wine to the dressing instead of syrup. Yummy! Pour half of the vinaigrette into the salad greens, mixing gently with your hands to lightly coat. I love beets so much that I now grow them in the garden at the lake house. I guess I need to try them. I am a sucker for pecans and feta! 1/2 cup pecans. Let them cool and then slip the skin off using gloves or paper towels to protect your hands from colouring. 30 comments on “ Peach, feta and pecan salad ” Carol August 3, 2020 at 6:54 pm. Drizzle beets with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Let’s talk in the comments below! Place the greens in the serving bowl. I’ve been laughing about it ever since. Occasionally I get someone who’s never tried them, for any number of reasons, including “because they look weird.”. Spiced Cherry Compote – The Jewel of Cherry Season. butter; 2 Tbsp. I like that you are at least willing to give them a try. Will have to try this. When they are done you open the foil and throw it away…no clean up! ), but a lot of people shy away from them because they are just not sure what to do with them! 10 g traditional feta, crumbled 70 g pecan nuts, toasted and roughly chopped Whisk the dressing ingredients together or shake in a lidded jar. Toss the 1/2 cup of pecans in the syrup and roast in the oven on a parchment lined baking sheet at … Bake beets in the oven for 45 to 60 minutes until tender. I whipped up a simple salad dressing– olive oil, rich balsamic vinegar, real maple syrup (not the imitation pancake stuff! Great info on beets too, especially the beeturia lol I make fresh juice daily and Craig’s fave has a lot of fresh beets so he can attest too! Roast for 20 minutes or until tender. It always surprises me how many people have never tried them. It will be hard to resist not having this salad the next day for lunch or dinner. I love beets and want to eat more of them. VARATIONS: Finely chop some of your beets. Top with crispy onions if desired. ( Log Out /  Really good salad. 1/2 cup feta cheese, cubed Thank you so much for this recipe! This was a great dish. Peel skin off cooked beets, then thinly slice or cube (keeping parchment paper on cutting board to prevent staining). Toss the greens in the dressing reserving some to drizzle on top of the salad. I’ll have to give them a second chance now. 4 bunches small beets (16 to 20 beets) 3 tablespoons cider vinegar. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Get our latest posts straight to your inbox! Directions I had no idea making candied walnuts was so easy I m glad I tried it. I guess we all have that certain “something” that our body says “nope” to. I think they are a superfood! Wrap each beet individually in aluminum foil. I love beets. Remove beets from oven and allow to cool for about 30 minutes or until comfortable to the touch. This salad looks so yummy! There’s sweet red and golden beets, smooth white feta, crunchy brown toasted nuts, and peppery green arugula. Serves 8 Optional: You can toast your pecans in the oven for about 10 minutes, leave them untoasted (healthier but not as tasty) or candy them (not as healthy but yummy!) I find that I do not miss it. If I’m at a buffet, I’m more willing to at least get a small scoop of the stuff. Don’t be afraid to glaze your salad with left over juices from the beets and apples. If the pecans start browning too much remove from oven sooner. What a great story to tell later…although I’m sure you weren’t laughing in the moment! Beet, Feta and Walnut Salad: I usually complain about salads but this one is exceptional. For candied pecans, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to 1/4 cup of maple syrup. I don't like blue cheeses so I used feta and it was delicious. MY FAVORITE BEET SALAD Keeping the post to reference for the next salad!! I love beets and this looks wonderful! They are packed with nutrients, and while they do have a higher glycemic index than a lot of vegetables, the amount of carbohydrates in beets is low, so the glycemic load is low as well. Toss the beets and pomegranate seeds in the dressing and place this mixture on the ends of  endive leaves. Thanks Carolina! A homemade balsamic dressing is drizzled over the salad, then everything is tossed together until the ingredients are well combined. 1/8 – 1/4 cup crumbled feta. I bought the same type of seeds this year; golden and ruby beets. He couldn’t believe the flavour. I am vegan myself, but my family will totally love this dish. Beet, Pecan & Feta Salad Serves 4 Roasted beet instructions taken from: The Kitchn. Ingredients … Sprinkle finely chopped feta cheese on top of the minced beets that are on the endives and serve as an hors d’ourve or appetizer for your guests. A healthy, tasty recipe you may have never thought you would dream of making. . . 2. In a non-stick pan, toast pecans with sugar on low heat until golden and toasty, remove, let cool and crisp! I am loving that vinaigrette recipe!!!! Just cut the stems/leaves off and wash the beetroot well. Until next time, keep marching to your own spicy beet! To cook by boiling – thoroughly wash beets without stems and place in a pot filled with water. Layer beets on top of greens. Thanks so much for sharing, pinned too . For candied pecans, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to 1/4 cup of maple syrup. While the pecans are cooling, you will inevitably find those taste testers in the kitchen. Whisk egg white in a small bowl until foamy. This salad was excellent. Crisp salad greens with tender roasted beets, crunchy pecans and creamy feta. Cut the Wattie’s Baby Beetroot into halves or quarters, depending on the size. 6. 2 tablespoons … The beets may be boiled or roasted in the oven or slow cooker. Required fields are marked *. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Ingredients. I keep debating the Insta Pot…I had a pressure cooker that I just never used…it was always more trouble then it seemed worth the effort. I liked to pick my baby beets when they are about 1″ in size. 1 tablespoon pomegranate syrup Layer the beets on top of the greens. I have an instant pot where they are so fast and easy to make – especially in the summer when I may not want to turn on the oven in the house. Orange and beet salad is fairly standard, but throw some feta in to liven up the beets and crunchy pecans and heck why not some arugula too for colour and you have a beautiful, eye-catching summer salad. Once they come out of the oven and cool for about 30 minutes (until they are comfortable to handle) you can easily peel the skin off and slice or chop (again with parchment paper on the cutting board). Increase heat in oven to 400 degrees. This looks so good! Soft goat cheese or feta cheese both work well in this salad. I don’t think I “dislike” them. which makes them wonderful in a salad. The steak in the picture was just our “side” and not part of the actual recipe. Delish both times! Cook for about 1 – 2 hours or until a knife goes into the beet … salt to taste, if you wish This looks delicious. The first time I tried them, I was pregnant, and I forgot about them showing up, really strong, in your pee! It included my mother's buttery 'Pulla' - a Finnish sweet bread with cardamon. To plate the salad, lay naked sprouts down, top with apples and roasted beets, finish with candied pecans and crumbled feta. Spoon the beet mixture onto the center of a salad plate and top each portion with about 1 tablespoon of crumbled feta cheese and about 1/4 cup of the dressed greens. The look on hubby’s face when he came out of the restroom was priceless! I think I just need you to come make this delicious looking meal for me. Total : 2 hours 45 … This salad … From there you can have them warm, have them cold on a salad, mix them in with other veggies…whatever your palate desires. I’m not completely on board yet, but this preparation method looks great! Welcome to A Slice of Spice, where we are sharing delicious food, fun facts and kitchen hacks, family togetherness, unique ideas, travel adventures and nostalgic journeys to the past with a bit of southern fun and quirkiness. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. This year, I decided to grow beets in my balcony pots in Toronto. Thanks for giving another look at beets. Drizzle more dressing on top and serve. Many of those I talk to who dislike beets, confess that the only ones they’ve ever tried are the canned beets from the salad bar at their favorite restaurant. For this easy vinaigrette, just mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper well. How to make Beet and Feta Salad: You can buy pre-cooked beets or cook them yourself. I was so scared when I saw the toilet bowl full of red pee! If you roast them ahead you can store them in the fridge for several days, then just pull them out when you are ready to use them! Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and add the beets. Roasting does make just about everything better! Cut stems and leaves from beets. Some pecans will magically disappear. If you have the oven on (by chance if you're cooking something hot to go with this salad) then roughly chop the pecans and spread evenly onto a baking tray. They should not be misunderstood. In a small bowl, add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, pepper and whisk with a fork until well combined. I’m glad you enjoyed it. . Rinse the beets and cut off the greens, saving them for another use. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchen/roasted- I love beets and this salad looks amazing. They have this fabulous earthy sweet flavor that pairs well with citrus or soft cheeses. Candied PECANS I love that you can roast the beets ahead of time and put them in the fridge, then just take them out when you are ready to use them. It will be interesting to see how they both turn out; the country beets and city beets. I will be making this soon! Beets for some reason have always remained a mystery vegetable for me to try! Oh no! Scrub beetroot well, Cover cutting board with parchment paper then slice off root and stem ends of each beet. To toast the pecans, whisk an egg white until foamy, add the pecans with a little sugar and cinnamon, then bake on a cookie sheet for about an hour at 350 degrees (be sure you stir them every 15-20 minutes! NEXT…I will provide a new and unique recipe on how to use your beet greens. Beets are a root vegetable, and they come in a variety of colors, but the deep red ones are what we see most often in the grocery store. Thanks Angela! I am tired of just steaming, sauteing, or putting them in soups. Drizzle with vinaigrette, serve. For salad: In a large salad bowl, add spinach, roasted and sliced beets, segmented orange, feta cheese and roasted pumpkin seeds or pistachios. ), then let them cool. ), and lemon juice for brightness. Look super delicious! ( Log Out /  While beets are roasting, … Mix the remaining vinaigrette into the roasted beets. Oh my goodness this looks amazing..can’t wait to try it!! 3 tablespoons olive oil. I love love love beets and feta too. Beets have recently emerged as one of my new favorites and anything with feta has to be good! The beets and pomegranate seeds are scattered on top. Optional: 1/2 cup toasted pecans Serve your salad immediately, and enjoy! LOL. 2-3 tablespoons pecans (toast them for an extra flavor boost) Quick Balsamic Dressing, recipe follows. Sprinkle the pecans and feta cheese on top. A healthy roasted beet salad with feta and roasted walnuts, drizzled with a homemade vinaigrette. But “beeter” beware, as my husband found out, beeturia is a real thing! And yes they are great for digestion! This looks yummy. 3. Wrap each beet separately in aluminum foil and roast on a baking sheet at 400 degrees for one hour. This beet salad is a combination of beets, spinach, and bacon along with pecans or walnuts. What a lovely salad, I love roasted beets too and frankly, roasting makes pretty much everything better! The presentation and taste of this salad is truly restaurant worthy. Your email address will not be published. Then plate the greens. Recipe Tags: All these changes were made only because I make the recipe so much that I needed to change it up a bit. And if you haven’t yet subscribed to A Slice of Spice please take a minute to join us! I love anything with Feta! Scrub beetroot well, Cover cutting board with parchment paper then slice off root and stem ends of each beet. Plate greens onto four salad plates. Thanks Angela! The last time I tried beets I was a kid. I love Beets so much, and can’t wait to try this! If you leave the feta off (or substitute with a vegan cheese substitute) this could be totally vegan (and still delicious!). Bring to a boil, then cook for 20 to … LOL! Today’s Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Pecans makes a really great light lunch salad or addition to your weeknight dinners. Increase heat in oven to 400 degrees. The goat cheese is missing from the ingredients list but it s definitely worth including! Pour half of the mixture over the greens and mix gently with your hands. I already have my beet seeds ready for spring planting in early April (in Toronto, Ontario, CANADA). Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk together lemon juice and salt in a small bowl, then add oil in a slow stream, whisking until combined well. This will be delightful I can already tell. A hit with friends at Christmas time! LOL! When making my salad I substituted 1 tablespoon of brain octane oil for one of the tablespoons of olive oil. Give it a try. Hint: chop and freeze the greens if you are not using soon. This looks amazing and the pictures are making me hungry. In a small bowl, mix olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, dijon mustard, garlic powder and salt together well. Add the olive oil, salt, and pepper, and toss. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. For my beet salad, I like to use mixed greens that have something a little spicy (like arugula), but you can use any salad greens you have on hand. TIP: Make sure you have covered your cutting board with parchment paper to keep it from staining when slicing beets. It All Starts From A Seed I hope you give them a try…everyone deserves a second chance! Cut the stem end and the root end off. Make the dressing: Combine the oil, balsamic, lemon, maple syrup, salt, pepper, dijon, and garlic in a jar. Something new coming up on my next blog. So often salads will be served that are mostly just lettuce and maybe some croutons which leave me unsatisfied and without the nutrients I desire. For a heartier salad, add some shredded or crumbled cheese. Have you tried beets, either fresh or from a can or jar? I love beets! Drizzle … Feta is my go to on dishes like this…for me blue cheese can be a bit to aggressive. Thanks Brittany. Amazing! 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled. I’m one that has not come to like beets. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ( Log Out /  Single Servings: refrigerate what you don’t plan on eating. Unauthorized use and/or duplication without consent prohibited. How to roast beets I hope you give them another chance. Haha. Jump to Recipe Add pecans, sugar, and cinnamon and mix well. Swiss, cheddar, feta, or goat cheese are all good choices. In a serving bowl, combine cooked diced beets with crumbled feta, finely chopped parsley, a pinch of salt and pepper and olive oil. I fear the Toronto smog may take its toll on my city beets. This Peach Feta and Pecan salad includes ripe peaches, feta, & pecans atop mixed greens, and it’s drizzled with a sweet honey vinaigrette dressing. I hope you give this a try! I grew up in a Scandinavian cuisine. Citrus pairs quite well with earthy beets. Mix remaining vinaigrette into roasted beets. This looks so amazing!!! Give everything a good stir and taste. Last year, as most years, they were left unattended ..and Mother Nature watered my beets. They just seem to go with so much! Beets are the new brussel sprouts over here. The varied flavors, textures and colors are knock-your-socks-off caliber. You will love this salad! This salad looks and sounds absolutely delicious! Roasted Beet Salad with Feta and Toasted Pecans hits on all cylinders! 1. it makes me sad because they are so healthy… but alas, they hate me. The dressing was easy and good also. Quarter beets and put on a plate. freshly ground pepper Give them a try Robin…our kid palates change a lot as we grow and what we loved (or hated) then is often not the same now. Thank you Douglas. Thanks Chris. 3 Tbsp pecans or caramelized pecans (roasted and salted pecan halves) 3 Tbsp cup chopped cilantro (or parsley) Place beets into a saucepan, and fill with enough water to cover. Canned, jarred roasted, I do not care! Make the salad: Place the greens in a salad bowl. 6 medium beets Allow to cool. View pages/Simplysplendidfoodcom/355081634687086?fref=ts’s profile on Facebook, View simplysplendidfood’s profile on Instagram, View simplysplendidf’s profile on Pinterest, View UCPAX_SavQVWEwdJKe805qLA’s profile on YouTube, 5 Reasons Why Ionisers Are the Best Way to Make Alkaline Water. If you have guests, you need to make sure to make extra candied pecans. I can eat them plain, but I especially enjoy them in a light salad. Secure the lid and shake to combine. The great thing about roasting them is you put them in the oven and go about your business. The feta is salty enough. This beet and feta cheese salad recipe could not be simpler to make, and the result of a beet salad packed with sweet, citric, and salty flavor make it a perfect gluten-free, vegetarian, side dish all … If you haven’t tried them at all, or if you’ve only had the canned version I would urge you to give them another try! I have never had a beet I’ve liked…but I’m willing to try anything! Then I layer on the feta and pecans but do not toss them. Spread out in a single layer on baking sheet. Me too! ( Log Out /  Preheat the oven to 400℉. This is a summary of all ingredients needed for the beetroot feta salad recipe, including to making roast beetroot, candied pecans, and assembling the salad. Do you have a favorite way to prepare them? Thanks Ramae! Also used green leaf lettuce instead of the Boston. This salad is good. Some even say they taste like dirt (they do have an earthy flavor). 4 oz (113g) arugula (or your green of choice) 2+ ounces (56g) crumbled feta cheese. I made it for Valentine s Day (cut the beets into heart shapes) and made it again with chicken for a main dish salad. I am using my glass baking containers for this instead of the classic foil. You should give them a try. I haven’t had beets too much but I love feta. The original recipe is amazing as well. 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds LOL. Roasted Beet Salad. Place in … 1:16. It seems like everyone is figuring out a way to incorporate this misunderstood root. Drizzle a bit of olive oil on your beets, then sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper. And while some canned or jarred beets can be tasty, they are not the same as preparing fresh beets yourself. This recipe looks delicious. WHAT’S NEXT. ©A Slice of Spice, 2018. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I know not everyone is on board with beets {my husband} but I have always really liked them. You can freeze your beet greens or leave them in the refrigerator. I believe it mostly depends on how they are presented. Yum! Don’t miss a single slice! mixed greens (we like a combination of mixed greens and romaine) 2-3 beets; 1/2 cup pecans (walnuts could also be used as a substitute) 1 Tbsp. Spring greens are tossed with candied walnuts, feta, pears, and topped with the best salad dressing you will ever put in your mouth in your entire life. Cut into edible sized pieces. Directions: You can mix all the ingredients up, but I prefer to layer mine, starting by piling the arugula leaves in a tall pile on a … I do not use any salt in this dressing. They are not for everyone (what food is? I used champagne vinegar (gluten free) and red butter lettuce. Cook: 30 minutes. . This one looks interesting. Very good receipe. And I love beets in my salad. 5. Ingredient Checklist. Change ). This salad starts with roasted beets, which are cut into wedges and go in a bowl along with lettuce, avocado, feta cheese and pecans. If you enjoy this post from A Slice of Spice, please share on: Your email address will not be published. I really enjoy beet salad, especially when paired with goat cheese. Mix gently with tongs until well combined. Kristi I would surely be happy to come make a salad for you if you were close by! Will make again. Thanks for sharing. I had someone call me after a dinner party to make sure it was the beets they were peeing out! Oh no! Combine ingredients for the salad dressing. Ingredients for Beet Salad with Arugula: 6 medium (2 lbs) beets 5 oz (6 cups) baby arugula, rinsed and spun dry 4 oz or 1/2 cup feta cheese, diced or crumbled** 1/2 cup pecans, toasted 1/2 cup … It goes great on any salad you need to brighten up! My favorite golden beets are sweeter than their deep red sibling. Place on baking sheet and roast in 400 degree oven for one hour. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 4. The feta will just stain from the beets. Make this for a dinner party and wow people. And I love beets by the way. If you prefer the tang of goat cheese, that would also be lovely. Finally, I sprinkled the whole salad with crumbled feta, which offset the sweetness of the salad with a lovely salty touch. A full batch of dressing was just right for a half recipe of salad. I was inspired after I made Wolfgang Puck’s Goat Cheese Napoleons for the first time. Take it to a potluck.… Roasting beets is so easy peasy. In a large salad bowl, add arugula, beets, pecans, crumbled feta and dressing. I’m plant based so I’ll just leave out the dairy and egg. While growing up, I would open the fridge and often see wonderful surprises like smoked eel! I LOVE BEETS! Sprinkle pecans and feta cheese over prepared salads. I will still faithfully plant them in the north country by the lake. I love Beets, grew up eating them like they were candy. Roasting makes them very tender (but not mushy) and the vinaigrette adds just enough tartness to brighten the earthy flavor. Let me know how they turn out! Top with crispy fried onion strings if desired and serve. 3 cups baby arugula or other tender greens(like watercress, baby spinach, etc.) Even the greens from the golden beets are sweeter. beet salad cheesecake factory copycat beet salad christmas recipes hearty winter salad orange recipe salads with roasted beets simple Combines everything you need in your peach salad! I love roasted beets in salads. Add more seasoning if it is needed. This idea for a salad caught my eye at my local butcher shop – so I … I may have to try them again! Crumble the feta between your fingers, into rough chunks and sprinkle evenly over the beetroot platter. sadly, bets and I are not friends. 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar I will have to try this. 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