The key to a successful holiday meal is all about balance (a.k.a vegetables) Salad is the perfect starter or a side dish to accompany all the heavier THANKSGIVING dishes!!
This easy Beet Salad recipe is loaded with greens, quinoa, beets, apples, toasted walnut; all covered in a zingy citrus vinaigrette!!
Beet Quinoa Salad with Lemon VinaigretteCourse: SaladsCuisine: Italian
1 (8 oz) steamed beets, diced
1 cup Red quinoa, boiled or toasted
5 oz (6 cups) baby arugula, rinsed and spun dry
4 oz or 1/2 cup feta cheese, diced or crumbled
1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
1/2 cup apples, sliced
- Lemon Vinaigrette
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 garlic clove, grated or pressed
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp salt, more
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp honey
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive
Place all ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.
- Toss the arugula, walnuts in a large bowl with enough vinaigrette to coat. Mound the salad atop 4 plates. Arrange the beets, apples around the salad. Sprinkle with quinoa and feta cheese and serve.