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Romantic Valentine's Day Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"The little red hearts are cut out of cooked beet to turn this simple salad into a lovely romantic Valentine's Day appetizer. In Italy, lettuce is usually only dressed with olive oil and salt, but you can of course use another dressing. Fresh mozzarella cubes make a nice addition."
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40 m servings 122
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Place beet in a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until beet is cooked through, about 30 minutes. Drain and allow to cool.
  2. Peel beet and cut into 1/4-inch thick slices. Cut out red hearts using a heart-shaped cookie cutter.
  3. Place salad greens in a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt. Add beet hearts to the salad and toss. Arrange a couple of red hearts on top of the salad for serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 122 calories; 7 13.4 2.8 0 190 Full nutrition

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Loved the idea of cutting out hearts out of the beets!