Beet Walnut Salad

Number of Servings: 8 (129g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Beet Walnut Salad

Enjoy beets, apple, and celery on a bed of greens topped with a balsamic dressing and sprinkled with gorgonzola. Feta or blue cheese would also work here if you prefer.

Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch beets
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup chopped apple
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 8 cups salad greens
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

Directions

  1. Steam raw beets in water in saucepan until tender (20 minutes). Slip off skins. Rinse to cool. Slice in ½” rounds.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss beets with red wine vinegar. Add apples and celery. Toss together.
  3. In a large bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and water. Add salad greens and toss.
  4. Put greens onto individual salad plates. Top with sliced beet mixture. Sprinkle with pepper, walnuts, and cheese.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 129g

Amount per serving
Calories 85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 95mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 54.6mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 320mg 6%
Vitamin A 213.3mcg 25%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 6%
Vitamin E 0.4mg 2%
Vitamin K 50.6mcg 40%
Thiamin 0.1mg 6%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 4%
Niacin 0.7mg 4%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 123.7mcg 31%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.5mcg 4%
Chloride 27.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 4%
Phosphorus 47.1mg 4%
Iodine 1.8mcg 2%
Magnesium 24.3mg 6%
Zinc 0.4mg 4%
Selenium 0.7mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.7mcg 2%
Molybdenum 3.8mcg 8%

* 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, Romaine Lettuce, Red Wine Vinegar, Balsamic Vinegar, Apples, Celery, Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese (gorgonzola Cheese (pasteurized Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Powdered Cellulose (to Prevent Caking), Natamycin (a Natural Mold Inhibitor)), Walnuts, Water, Olive Oil.

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