For this excellent and easy-to-prep salad, blogger Sasha Martin combines Swaziland’s indigenous vegetables such as avocado, lettuce and beets in a vibrant fresh ginger dressing. Slideshow: More Avocado Recipes 

Sasha Martin
May 2015

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 450°. Wrap the beets in foil and place them on a baking sheet. Roast for about 1 hour, until tender. Unwrap and let cool. Slip off the skins and cut the beets into wedges.

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  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the oil with the lemon juice and ginger and season with salt and pepper.

  • In a large bowl, toss the romaine, radishes, beets and all but 2 tablespoons of the dressing. Transfer to a bowl. Top with the avocado and drizzle with the remaining dressing. Scatter the peanuts on top and serve.

Make Ahead

The roasted beets can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.