Golden Beet & Sunflower Salad

Number of Servings: 6 (245 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Golden Beet & Sunflower Salad

Golden beets are especially sweet. Often available from farmers’ markets in the fall, they’re a lovely seasonal treat. If you can’t find golden beets, regular beets will do nicely and are easy to find year-round.


  • Dressing:

    • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped shallot
    • 2½ Tbsp. cider vinegar
    • ¾ tsp. salt
    • ¼ tsp. pepper
    • ¼ tsp. sugar
    • 3 Tbsp. olive oil


    • 2½ lbs. golden beets
    • 6 oz. mesclun mix
    • ½ cup roasted sunflower seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  3. Trim beet greens, leaving 1″ of stems attached. Wrap beets together in foil and roast until tender (40-45 minutes).
  4. Let beets rest in foil until cool enough to handle. When safe, rub off and discard skins and stems. Slice beets.
  5. Toss beets with mesclun mix and dressing. Top with sunflower seeds to serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 245 g

Amount per serving
Calories 215
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 64.1mg 4%
Iron 2.4mg 10%
Potassium 810mg 15%
Vitamin A 88.7mcg 10%
Vitamin C 16.8mg 20%
Vitamin E 4.1mg 25%
Vitamin K 91.6mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.7mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 257.6mcg 64%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.4mcg 0%
Chloride 11.2mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 212.9mg 15%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 68.1mg 15%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 10.1mcg 20%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.4mcg 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.


Beets, Mixed Greens (lettuce, Swiss Chard, Collard Greens, Kale, Spinach, Arugula), Sunflower Seeds, Olive Oil, Cider Vinegar, Shallots, Salt, Sugar, Black Pepper.

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