Beet & Kumquat Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (272g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour 30 min.

Kumquats are a seasonal treat worth keeping and eye out for. If you’ve never tried them, this simple salad is a perfect place to start. The sweetness of beets pairs perfectly with their tangy citrus bite.

Tip: You can swap fresh beets for no-salt-added canned beets for a speedy preparation. Fresh is a little more delicious here, but canned gets the job done in no time flat.

Ingredients

  • Dressing:

    • 1 Tbsp. chopped mint leaves
    • 3 tsp. crushed coriander seed
    • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
    • ¼ cup olive oil
    • ½ cup orange juice
    • Juice of one lemon
    • ½ tsp. salt

    Salad:

    • 2 lbs. beets
    • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
    • 20 kumquats, washed and quartered

Directions

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients and place in fridge to combine flavors while beets cook.
  2. Cover beets with water in a large saucepan. Bring to boil, then lower heat to simmer. Cook until fork tender, adding more water if needed to prevent boiling the pan dry (1 hour).
  3. Drain the water and set aside beets to cool until safe to handle (15 minutes). With a towel, or paper towel, rub the beets to remove skin. Quarters and place in mixing bowl with onions and kumquats.
  4. Toss vegetables with dressing and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 272g

Amount per serving
Calories 210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Total Sugars 19g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 78.7mg 6%
Iron 2.2mg 10%
Potassium 700mg 15%
Vitamin A 15.7mcg 2%
Vitamin C 49.2mg 50%
Vitamin E 1.5mg 6%
Vitamin K 5.8mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.5mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 187.3mcg 47%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.8mcg 4%
Chloride 4.8mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 86mg 6%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 55.4mg 15%
Zinc 0.7mg 10%
Selenium 1.4mcg 2%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.9mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Beets, Kumquats, Orange Juice, Onion, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Dijon Mustard (water, Mustard Seeds, Vinegar, Salt, Citric Acid, Sulphur Dioxide (preservative)), Mint, Coriander, Salt.

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