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Beet and Arugula Salad

Embellish dinner with a beautiful and flavorful salad.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

6
medium beets (4 to 6 ounces each)
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
teaspoon sugar
2
cups arugula leaves, watercress or bite-size pieces salad greens
1/2
cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese (2 ounces)
1
tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Remove greens from beets, leaving about 1/2 inch of stem. Do not trim or cut root. Wash beets well. Place beets in 2-quart saucepan; add enough water to cover. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 40 to 50 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • 2 Cool beets 1 hour. Remove skins from beets under running water; drain beets on paper towels. Cut beets into julienne strips; place in shallow glass or plastic dish.
  • 3 In tightly covered container, shake oil, vinegar, mustard and sugar. Pour over beets. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 12 hours. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before preparing salad.
  • 4 Arrange beets on 4 salad plates. Top with arugula and cheese. Drizzle with remaining oil mixture if desired. Sprinkle with walnuts. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
255
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
22%;
Vitamin C
14%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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