Beet Spinach Salad
Why I Love This Recipe
We have a large garden and I love to use all the fresh vegetables I can, a lot of the ingredients in this salad we have in our garden, it is so good.
Ingredients You'll Need
2 large fresh beets
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
1-1/2 teaspoons sugar or Splenda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh mint
4 cups torn fresh spinach
1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
Place beets in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and and simmer for 30 minutes or until tender. Cool; peel and cut into 1/4-in. strips
In a small bowl, whisk vinegar and mustard until blended; gradually whisk in oil. Add the sugar, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine the beets, onions, mint and 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
In a large salad bowl. combine the spinach, orange sections, beet mixture and remaining vinaigrette; toss. Top with raspberries. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
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