Beets has got to be one of the most underrated vegetables out there. They are sweet and earthy and so good for you. Try making this recipe for a simple and elegant salad for your girlfriends, or an impressive salad course for your holiday dinner.
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1103 per serving
- 1 red beet
- 1 yellow beet
- 1/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese
- 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
- mixed baby salad greens, or spinach
- fresh basil leaves, julienned
- 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoons fresh cracked pepper
Boil the beets until fork tender in salted water. Once cooled, peel and slice.
In a blender, blend the basil, olive oil, lemon juice and fresh cracked pepper until smooth.
Assemble the salad in individual plates (like pictured), or on a large platter. Arrange the beets interchanging the red and yellow beets for presentation. Top with crumbled bleu cheese and pumpkin seeds and drizzle with homemade basil oil.