Beet Walnut Salad - 3 Guiding Stars
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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.


  • 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


  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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 85; Total Fat 4.5g (6% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1g (6% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 3mg (1% DV); Sodium 95mg (4% DV); Total Carbohydrate 9g (3% DV); Dietary Fiber 3g (10% DV); Total Sugars 5g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Vitamin K 40% DV; Vitamin A 25% DV; Manganese 15% DV.
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