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Baby Beets & Greens Salad

Baby Beets & Greens Salad

Prep time:
8 min.
Cook time:
Total time:
8 min.
6 Servings
1 (16 oz.) jar Baby Whole Pickled Beets
2 tbsp. lemon, lime, or orange juice
1 tsp. lemon, lime, or orange zest
Salt and pepper, to taste
0.25 cup olive oil
1 (10 oz.) package mixed salad greens
0.5 cup dried apricot springs, cut into 1/4" wide strips
4 oz. goat cheese log
0.5 cup toasted almonds, pecans, or pistachios, finely chopped (optional)

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.

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