Beet and Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad


This is a light and refreshing salad that needs to be eaten as soon as you add the dressing.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 6 slices bacon

  • 3 romaine hearts, rinsed and torn

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans julienned beets, drained

  • ½ red onion, sliced in rings

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 cup balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing


  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, toss together the romaine, beets, onion, cheese and dressing until evenly coated. Sprinkle with the crumbled bacon and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

283 Calories
23g Fat
13g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 937mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 166mg 4%

* 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.