Beet Salad Recipes
Little Gem Lettuce with Roasted Beets and Feta Dressing
“Traditional Moroccan dishes can be quite heavy; I'm always looking for ways to make them lighter and brighter,” says cooking school teacher Tara Stevens. She tosses her beet salad with lettuce and tangy feta-yogurt dressing, and adds lots of fresh herbs.
Beets and Berries
Chef Jeremy Fox cleverly pairs roasted beets and lemony quinoa with smashed berries and creamy avocado--an unexpected combination that works brilliantly.
For his salad, George Mendes uses fresh horseradish and Gegenbauer cider vinegar, a rare Austrian import. This version calls for jarred horseradish and supermarket apple-cider vinegar.
Beet Poke with Avocado-Wasabi Mash
This cold salad has a bright, earthy, and sweet taste to it thanks to fresh ingredients like oranges, sweet onions, and of course - beets!
Beet and Ginger Salad
This simple and refreshing salad is easy-to-make and absolutely delicious.
Beet-and-Blood-Orange Salad with Mint
To give this refreshing salad Palestinian flavor, Sam Mogannam seasons the dressing with ground sumac, a tangy Middle Eastern spice. While the color of golden beets contrasts nicely with dark red blood orange sections, any beet variety--from standard red ones to the white-and-pink striped chioggia--will be delicious.
Beet & Blue Cheese Salad
This simple eastern European-style salad has been one of Nicolaus Balla's favorites ever since he lived in Hungary as a teenager. He marinates sweet roasted beets in a red wine vinaigrette to make them more flavorful before tossing them with scallions, herbs and crumbled blue cheese.
Lemony Beet and Beet Green Salad
Buying beets with the beet greens still attached is like getting two ingredients in one. To turn them into this fabulous salad, roast the beets until they're sweet, blanch the greens until they're tender, then toss both with olive oil, lemon and anchovies.
Tangy Roasted Beet Salad
Roasting the beets for this salad concentrates their naturally earthy flavor. You can save time by spreading the beets in a cake pan or on a small baking sheet and covering the pan with foil rather than wrapping each beet individually.
Russian Beet Salad
Roasting beets with a little salt intensifies their earthy flavor.
A surprise ingredient--a puree of the squat Italian cipollini onion--thickens and sweetens the mustard dressing on this wintry salad of earthy roasted red beets and chunks of silky avocado.
Beet, Pickled Cherry and Crispy Shallot Salad
Moroccans often start a big meal with several small salads, including one with marinated beets. Mourad Lahlou combines roasted beets with mizuna to create the large salad here.
Vietnamese Green Papaya and Beet Salad
This fantastic Vietnamese salad gets intense flavor from a quick dressing of lime, sugar and fish sauce.
Beet and Arugula Salad with Marinated Burrata
At G.E.B., his eclectic Chicago bistro, Elliot creates casual dishes that usually feature just three main components. For this very simple salad, he updates a classic combination of roasted beets and arugula by adding burrata (cream-filled mozzarella) marinated in olive oil and herbs.