Citrus & Beet Salad

Pull out your heart shape cookie cutters and create a fabulous salad…

  • 1 beet
  • 1 blood red orange
  • 1 ruby red grapefruit
  • 1 bunch watercress
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pistachio

Vinaigrette:

  • 2 tablespoons blood orange balsamic
  • 1 teaspoon minced shallot
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Peel and cook beet in boiling water until tender. Drain beet and completely cool. Slice beet in 1/4-inch slices. Use different sizes of heart-shaped cookie cutters on your sliced beets.

Using a knife cut skin off of orange and grapefruit. Cut into 1/4-inch slices and use your cookie cutters on these slices too.

Arrange watercress, beets, and citrus on plate. Garnish with nuts & cheese.

In a small mixing bowl measure balsamic, add the shallot and a pinch of salt & pepper. Whisk together. Slowly incorporate the olive oil whisking constantly . Lightly dress salad.

Serves two.

Citrus & Beet Salad

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