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Papa's Favorite Beet Salad

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"The deep, satisfying flavor of beets adds sweetness to a pretty salad of baby spinach, tomato, and avocado, drizzled with a light dressing. This salad has been a huge hit with everyone, even my 8-year-old grandson."
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1 h 45 m servings 281
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place beets into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender when pierced with a fork, about 1 hour. Drain and cool until beets can be easily handled. Peel beets, cut into cubes, and place in a bowl; refrigerate until chilled, about 15 minutes.
  2. Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper, and garlic salt together in a large bowl until smooth. Add beets, tomatoes, onion, avocado, and feta cheese; toss. Top salad with spinach and toss.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 281 calories; 20.6 19.4 8.4 25 592 Full nutrition

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Fabulous salad! I had roasted some beets last night, and was looking for a salad to use them in and stumbled upon this recipe, and so glad that I did. We used mixed greens in place of the spinac...

Delicious! Loved everything but the onions. Simple & very tasty ! A+

Such a great salad. By itself or with meat, gonna try topping leftovers with a poached egg for breakfast.

I made the recipe exactly as written, it was delicious, the flavors from the dressing beets and other veggies was awesome. We had this with steak on the grill will definitely keep this recipe an...

everyone loved this salad!

Excellent! My husband doesn't like beets so I don't get much of an opportunity to eat them. I thought I'd try this recipe - he loved it!

I LOVE, but have never reviewed a recipe until now. This beer salad was seriously so delicious! Even my picky hubby who hates anything new raved about it. So good!!!

Very easy recipe that tastes wonderful on a summer's night. My husband, who absolutely refuses to eat beets, actually had a second helping along with my kids. That marks "SUCCESS" in my book! ...

This is delicious! I've made other recipes very similar to this one - but this is the best. As others have said, the mustard and lemon in the dressing is a great accent.