Holiday Salad Wreath


This is a festive and flavorful salad that is perfect for the holidays and easy to assemble. Serve with your favorite dressing(s) on the side so that it can be made ahead of time without wilting. Lemon-thyme vinaigrette goes really well with this.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • ½ (10 ounce) package fresh spinach, or more to taste

  • ½ (5 ounce) package arugula leaves, or more to taste

  • 2 canned beets, cut into 1/4-inch pieces, or more to taste

  • 1 (4 ounce) log soft goat cheese, or to taste

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted shelled pistachios

  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Neatly arrange spinach in a 10- to 12-inch circle with leaf tips facing outward. Arrange arugula on top of spinach, leaving the outer tips of the spinach exposed. Scatter beets over the arugula. Arrange pieces of goat cheese around the wreath. Sprinkle pistachios on top. Season salad lightly with salt and pepper.

Cook's Note:

Substitute blue cheese crumbles for the goat cheese if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

152 Calories
11g Fat
5g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 152
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 13mg 66%
Calcium 156mg 12%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 385mg 8%

* 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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