Beet and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Beet and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad recipe? Learn how to make Beet and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gigijagi

Makes 4 servings



Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis Prep Time: 20 min Inactive Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 12 min Level: Easy Serves: 4 servings

Recipe Ingredients for Beet and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons shallots, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon honey
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 Salt
1 freshly ground black pepper
6 beets, cooked and quartered
6 cups fresh arugula
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup dried cranberries or dried cherries
1/2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and cubed
3 ounces soft fresh goat cheese, coarsely crumbled

Recipe Directions for Beet and Goat Cheese Arugula Salad

  1. Directions

  2. Line a baking sheet with foil. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

  3. Whisk the vinegar, shallots, and honey in a medium bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in the oil. Season the vinaigrette, to taste, with salt and pepper. Toss the beets in a small bowl with enough dressing to coat. Place the beets on the prepared baking sheet and roast until the beets are slightly caramelized, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes. Set aside and cool.

  4. Toss the arugula, walnuts, and cranberries in a large bowl with enough vinaigrette to coat. Season the salad, to taste, with salt and pepper. Mound the salad atop 4 plates. Arrange the beets around the salad. Sprinkle with the avocado and goat cheese, and serve.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 293.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
454
Calories from Fat
323
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
35.9g
55%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
245mg
10%
Potassium
822mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
26.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
17.7g
Protein
11.7g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 12% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
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