Beet, Orange and Apple Salad

Number of Servings: 4 (359 G)
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Beet, Orange and Apple Salad

Here’s a colorful salad that uses the beet greens and the beets, along with crisp apple slices, tangy orange sections and crunchy sunflower seeds.  It’s got it all.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs. beets
  • 2 cups shredded beet greens
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. raspberry vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted sunflower seeds, toasted

Directions

  1. Wash and dry beet roots and greens. Place beets in a sauce pan with enough water to cover. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and allow to cool.
  2. Shred beet greens to measure 2 cups and set aside.
  3. Trim and peel off skins; cut into 8 wedges.
  4. Peel and section orange. In a bowl, combine orange sections, beets and apples.
  5. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic. Pour over beet mixture and toss well.
  6. Arrange ½ cup beet greens on each of four plates. Top with beet mixture, sprinkle with sunflower seeds and serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 359G

Amount per serving
Calories 215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 325mg 13%
Potassium 930mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 39%
Total Sugars 28g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin E 15%
Vitamin K 100%
Thiamin 10%
Riboflavin 10%
Niacin 6%
Vitamin B6 15%
Folate 50%
Vitamin B12 0%
Biotin 0%
Chloride 0%
Pantothenate 8%
Phosphorus 15%
Iodine 0%
Magnesium 15%
Zinc 6%
Selenium 8%
Copper 15%
Manganese 40%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 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, Apples, Oranges, Beet Greens, Sunflower Seeds, Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil, Garlic, Salt.

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