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Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Pistachios Recipe

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


Submitted by staceysheila

Makes 6 servings



From http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Beet-and-Goat-Cheese-Salad-with-Pistachios-107426

Recipe Ingredients for Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Pistachios

1200 g red beets
1/4 cup shallot, minced
2 T fresh lemon juice
3/4 t salt
1/4 t black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
3 T pistachios, coarsely chopped
2 oz baby lettuce

Recipe Directions for Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Pistachios

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

  2. Separately wrap red and golden beets tightly in double layers of foil and roast in middle of oven until tender, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Unwrap beets.

  3. While beets are cooling slightly, whisk together shallot, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a small bowl, then add oil in a stream, whisking.

  4. When beets are cool enough to handle, slip off and discard skins. Separately cut red and golden beets into 1/4-inch dice and put in separate bowls. Add 2 1/2 tablespoons dressing to each bowl and toss to coat.

  5. Place cookie cutter in center of 1 of 8 salad plates. Put one eighth of red beets in cutter and pack down with your fingertips. Crumble 2 teaspoons goat cheese on top, then one eighth of golden beets, packing them down. Gently lift cutter up and away from stack. Make 7 more servings in same manner. Drizzle each plate with 1 teaspoon dressing and scatter with some pistachios.

  6. Toss māche with just enough remaining dressing to coat and gently mound on top of beets. Serve immediately.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
198
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
452mg
19%
Potassium
686mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
23.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
16.4g
Protein
4.5g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 5% Iron 13%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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