Royal beetroot salad

15.06.2024/18/24 XNUMX:XNUMX    3

Beetroot is a tasty, useful and available year-round root vegetable. It is used not only for borscht, but also for various salads. Most people think that only everyday, basic salads, such as Vinaigrette or Shuba, can be made from beets. But in fact, this vegetable can be used to prepare exquisite restaurant-level dishes.

We offer to your attention just such a beet salad, which will amaze you with its bright taste. Such a salad can be safely put on the festive table. It is guaranteed to be eaten first.

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Necessary ingredients:

  • beets - 5 pcs (small);
  • orange - 1 pcs;
  • arugula;
  • feta - 100 g;
  • walnuts - 30 g;
  • pumpkin seeds if desired.

For the filling:

  • oil - 3 tablespoons;
  • garlic - 1 clove;
  • lemon juice - 1 tablespoons;
  • salt and pepper to taste.

Method of cooking:

Beets need to be boiled in advance or baked until ready. The salad is even tastier with baked beets, because such beets have a brighter taste.

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Let's prepare the dressing. In a small bowl, mix oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and squeezed garlic. Mix everything thoroughly.

Cut the cooled beets into medium cubes, transfer them to a bowl and add half of the dressing to it. Mix everything thoroughly.

Festive beetroot salad with oranges
Festive beetroot salad with oranges

We take a serving bowl and lay out arugula or other leaf salad as the first layer. You need to tear the greens with your hands so that there are large pieces. Spread the dressed beets evenly on the arugula.

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We take 1 orange, peel it and try to remove all the films so that the pulp is clean. Cut the orange into large cubes and place on top of the beets.

Also, cut the feta into large cubes and spread it on the salad. Sprinkle chopped walnuts and pumpkin seeds on top of the dish.

Festive beetroot salad with oranges
Festive beetroot salad with oranges

We take the remaining dressing and pour it over the entire salad.

Bon appetit!