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Beet, Orange and Apple Salad

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars

"This is a colorful and delicious autumn salad."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 165 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Wash and dry beet roots 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 boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and allow to cool.
  3. Trim and peel off skins; cut into 8 wedges.
  4. Peel and section orange. In a bowl, combine orange sections, beets and apples.
  5. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic. 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; 3.9 g fat; 32.4 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 306 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this for a dinner party of 16 and it was a resounding success. I followed the recipe exactly, but I later experimented and can make the following suggestions: 1. Instead of fresh orange...

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Obviously, I did not like this recipe. Too many beets for the apple and orange. I would put more orange in, leave the apple the same and cut the beets in half. The dressing was good. The app...

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I made this for a dinner party of 16 and it was a resounding success. I followed the recipe exactly, but I later experimented and can make the following suggestions: 1. Instead of fresh orange...

This is a great summer salad. I grew some beets for the first time and had a couple of apples and an orange sitting around and this recipe was perfect! Light and wonderful in our summer heat. ...

I used only one apple, and half the amount of garlic. I would cut the orange slices in half next time I make it - and double the amount of dressing to have extra. The greens were "dry" with th...

Someone said "this is the perfect summer recipe" but I disagree. This is perfect for autumn or winter, there are way more exciting fresh things in summer than beets and apples! In fact, I served...

Very yummy! Great for one of the first spring days. It was a little heavy on the apple, and not so much on the beets and oranges, but that is certainly something that's easy enough to adjust. ...

I make this using half golden beets and half red, and I only cook them to tender-crisp stage. I like to replace some of the beet greens with watercress, and often substitute tangerines for the o...

Surprisingly good! A different way to use the beets in my garden; looks like a restaurant salad on the plate. The toasted walnuts makes the salad.

Obviously, I did not like this recipe. Too many beets for the apple and orange. I would put more orange in, leave the apple the same and cut the beets in half. The dressing was good. The app...

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