Sunday, June 14, 2020

Roasted Beet Salad with Quinoa, Mint, and Blood Orange Vinaigrette.

Can I call this a salad even though in that location aren’t whatsoever greens? I mean and so. It’sec super salubrious notwithstanding, minus the piddling flake of feta, simply, y'all gotta live a lilliputian, correct? That’sec the motto I’ve been trying to adopt at to the lowest degree. This salad is so super bright and springy as well as delicious in addition to perfect for lunches to bring to operate! It keeps really nicely inward the fridge, even alongside the dressing on it. And if y'all really desire to add together greens, you lot totally should. I am a house believer inwards getting inwards equally many greens equally you lot tin a day, simply if you lot aren’t, this is so super delicious equally is. Make this in addition to set a little scrap of spring inward your kitchen!

I tin’t fifty-fifty deal with the beauty of these blood oranges together with beets.
The combination of ingredients here is perfection. The saltiness of the pistachios together with feta mixed amongst the sugariness roasted beets and blood orangish vinaigrette, summation the fresh mint…is really besides good for words!
IMG_4385I’ve besides deemed pistachios my favorite nut. Been eating them similar crazy every bit of late!


Roasted Beet Salad amongst Quinoa, Mint, as well as Blood Orange Vinaigrette.

Prep Time 25 minutes

Cook Time 30 minutes

Total Time 55 minutes

Servings 4


  • two bunches beets, peeled as well as cutting into one'' cubes (nigh vi medium-big, I used a mixture of red as well as gilt)

  • iii/4
    quinoa (nigh ii.5-iii cups cooked)

  • two
    chopped shallot

  • 1/3
    + ii T. blood orangish juice

  • two
    champagne vinegar

  • ane/ii
    dijon mustard

  • one

  • 1/4
    table salt

  • ane/four

  • i/four
    + 2 T. olive rock oil

  • i/four
    chopped mint

  • one/four
    chopped pistachios

  • one/three
    feta crumbles


  1. Preheat oven to 400℉. Add beets to big baking canvas too toss in a drizzle of olive rock oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 25-thirty minutes, until tender, tossing occasionally.

  2. While the beets are roasting, prepare the quinoa according to package directions.

  3. Make the vinaigrette. Combine shallot, blood orangish juice, champagne vinegar, dijon, honey, common salt, too pepper inwards a bowl. Slowly stream inward olive petroleum and whisk to combine. Set aside.

  4. To assemble salad, I unremarkably allow the beets as well as quinoa cool a bit start. Add the beets, quinoa, mint, pistachios, as well as feta to a large bowl and toss. Drizzle inward a few tablespoons of vinaigrette and toss. Serve alongside extra vinaigrette as well as pistachios/feta if desired.