Baby Beets & Greens Salad
1 (16 oz.) jar
Baby Whole Pickled Beets
lemon, lime, or orange juice
lemon, lime, or orange zest
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 (10 oz.)
package mixed salad greens
dried apricot springs, cut into 1/4" wide strips
goat cheese log
toasted almonds, pecans, or pistachios, finely chopped (optional)
Original Recipe Makes 6 Servings
Drain beets; reserve 2 tablespoons liquid in small bowl. For dressing, whisk together beet liquid, lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper, as desired, then whisk in oil. Make Nut-Crusted Goat Cheese Rounds by cutting six 1/4" thick rounds from cheese log. Coat rounds with nuts; double if desired.
Divide greens among 6 salad plates. Top with beets and apricot strips. Place 1 or 2 goat cheese rounds on each salad, as desired. Pass dressing.