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Goat Cheese and Beet Salad

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 15 min
  • 25 min
  • $$$$
Gatheredtable
adapted from What To Cook and How To Cook It by Jane Hornby

Ingredients

  • 8 beets
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 7 ounce goat cheese
  • 4 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 6 ounces mixed salad greens

Directions

Prep: 1. Boil water for beets. 2. Peel beets and cut them into slices. 3. Pick the leaves from thyme and sprinkle over cheese. Season with salt and pepper. 4. Chop onion. 5. Cut goat cheese into disks. Make: 1. Preheat broiler. 2. For dressing, add onion, vinegar, oil, honey, salt and pepper and set aside. 3. Steam beets for 8-10 minutes until cooked through. 4. Meanwhile, place goat cheese and pine nuts onto parchment paper on a non-stick baking sheet. 5. Broil cheese and nuts for 3-5 minutes. Watch closely. 6. While cheese cooks, plate beets with salad greens. 7. Top greens with cheese and nuts, drizzle with dressing, serve immediately.

Notes

Short on time? Feel free to leave your beets raw and just shred them!

Goes great with these recipes

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