Beet, Orange, and Apple Salad


This beet and orange salad is a nice, colorful salad. Wedges of cooked beets, sliced apples, and orange sections are dressed with a delicious vinaigrette and spooned onto a bed of shredded beet greens.

Close up of beet salad with orange segments and sunflower seeds
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 1 ½ pounds beets

  • 2 cups shredded beet greens

  • 1 large orange, peeled and sectioned

  • 2 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seeds, toasted


  1. Wash and dry beets and greens. Shred greens to measure 2 cups and set aside.

  2. Place beets in a sauce pan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and allow to cool.

  3. Trim and peel skins off beets; cut into 8 wedges.

  4. Combine orange sections, beets, and apples in a bowl.

  5. Whisk olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic together in a bowl; pour over beet mixture and toss well.

  6. Arrange 1/2 cup beet greens on 4 salad plates. Top with beet mixture, sprinkle with sunflower seeds and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

165 Calories
4g Fat
32g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 165
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 306mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 38mg 189%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 786mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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