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5 from 2 votes

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese

The Best Beet Salad has goat cheese and an orange-balsamic vinaigrette. It's simple to make, and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 170kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 large beets peeled and cubed
  • 5 ounces mixed salad greens
  • 4 ounces goat cheese crumbled

Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Place the cubed beets in a steamer basket over boiling water with the lid on. Steam the beets until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. When finished, cool in the refrigerator.
  • Rinse the salad greens, dry in a spinner, and combine in a bowl. Top with cooled beets and crumbled goat cheese.
  • Make the dressing by combining the orange juice, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, sugar (optional) and salt in a small bowl and whisk. Drizzle over the salad just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg