Source: Chef Aaron Crumbaugh, Wagyu Wagon, Chicago | Category: Salads

Roasted Beet Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Beets are complemented in this healthy salad by orange, grapefruit and lemon flavors. Canola oil allows these flavors to shine along with zesty Dijon mustard and champagne vinegar.

Roasted Beet Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Ingredients

  • Citrus Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup orange juice 60 mL
  • 2 Tbsp grapefruit juice 30 mL
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice 15 mL
  • 2 tsp orange zest 10 mL
  • 2 tsp lemon zest 10 mL
  • 2 tsp honey 10 mL
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard 10 mL
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt 2 mL
  • 1 Tbsp champagne vinegar 15 mL
  • 1/2 cup canola oil 250 mL
  • Roasted Beet Salad
  • 15 oz arugula, rinsed and patted dry 450 g
  • 6 beets, oven-roasted, peeled, sliced into strips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pistachios, chopped 125 mL
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese 125 mL

Instructions

  • 1. In small saucepan, combine orange, grapefruit and lemon juices over medium heat. Simmer until it mixture is reduced by half. Add zest and let steep until room temperature.
  • 2. Once cooled, add honey, Dijon mustard, salt and champagne vinegar. Using immersion blender, combine ingredients and then slowly add canola oil until mixture is emulsified.
  • 3. In large bowl, toss arugula, beets and nuts with enough vinaigrette to coat. Leftover vinaigrette can be stored in refrigerator and used within 2-3 days. Top with goat cheese and serve.

Yield

10 servings

serving size

2 cups (500 mL) salad with 2 Tbsp (30 mL) vinaigrette

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories220
Total Fat19 g
Saturated Fat3.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Carbohydrates9 g
Fiber2 g
Sugars7 g
Protein5 g
Sodium230 mg
Potassium320 mg