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Roasted Beetroot Salad with Orange and Goat's Cheese

A vibrant roasted beet salad with orange and goat's cheese, served with an orange and mint dressing.
Course Salad
Cuisine British
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 350kcal

Ingredients

  • 310 g / 11 oz beetroots scrubbed and halved
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large orange peeled and cut into segments
  • 100 g / 4 oz yellow cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 medium red spring onions the bulb and the light green part, thinly sliced
  • 60 g / 2 oz of lamb's lettuce
  • 40 g / 1.5 oz / ⅓ of a cup of walnuts roughly chopped
  • 80 g / 3oz / ½ a cup of hard goat's cheese
  • Mint leaves to garnish

FOR THE DRESSING

  • 60 ml / 2 fl oz / ¼ cup of freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 50 ml / ⅕ cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp finelt chopped mint leaves
  • ½ tsp runny honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 180 degrees C / 356 F, I use a fan assisted electric oven, please adjust according to your own oven.
  • Toss the beets in the olive oil, sea salt and black pepper, place on a baking tray and bake on the middle shelf for 20 to 30 minutes, depending on how large the beets are. They are done when you pierce them with a sharp knife and they feel soft.
  • Make the dressing, whisk the oil and orange juice together, stir in the mustard, honey, mint, salt and pepper, keep in the fridge until you are ready to use.
  • On a large serving plate arrange the lamb's lettuce, orange segments, tomatoes and spring onions. Top with the roasted beets, then crumble over the goat's cheese and finally add the walnuts.
  • Serve immediately with the orange mint dressing.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.8g | Protein: 9.2g | Fat: 25.1g | Saturated Fat: 6.4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 525mg | Fiber: 4.1g | Sugar: 21.9g | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 2mg