BEETS AND ORANGE SPINACH SALAD

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Beet and Orange Spinach Salad

This tasty salad pairs zesty orange with beets and goat cheese.

Servings: 6

Keywords: beets, spinach, orange

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins

Ingredients

  • 6 cups baby spinach, washed
  • 6 medium beets or 3 large beets
  • 1 orange - peeled and chopped into one inch pieces
  • 5 oz goat cheese
  • 6 tablespoons pistachios
  • Dressing:

    • ½ teaspoon orange zest
    • 3 tablespoons orange juice
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
    • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
    • ¼ teaspoon salt

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Wash the beats and remove stems and roots. Wrap tightly in aluminum foil and place in the oven for about 25 minutes. Once the beets are tender they are ready. Let them cool and then peel and cut into bite-sized pieces. Mix the ingredients for the dressing while the beets are roasting. Plate the salads with spinach, orange slices, beet slices, about a tablespoon of goat cheese. Place about 1-2 tablespoons of dressing on each salad. Top with about one tablespoon of spinach. Click here for larger image

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1

    Serving Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 215
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 12g 18%
    Saturated Fat 6g 30%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Sodium 286mg 11%
    Total Carbohydrate 17g 5%
    Dietary Fiber 4.7g 18%
    Sugars 8g
    Protein 11.5g

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Notes