Beets and Greens Dinner Salad

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
30 mins
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Beets and Greens Dinner Salad

Ingredients
6
small golden and/or red beets
1/2
cup cider vinegar
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons water
1
small baguette, sliced diagonally
4
ounces semisoft cheese with garlic and herb
1/4
cup olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground black pepper
8
cups mixed salad greens
1/3
cup dried cranberries
 
Shelled toasted pumpkin seeds (optional)

Directions

  1. Place whole beets (greens trimmed) in a casserole dish with vinegar, sugar, and the water. Microwave, covered, on 100 percent power (high) for 9 to 12 minutes or until tender, stirring once. Trim stem and slip off skins. Slice beets; reserve cooking liquid.
  2. While beets are in microwave, prepare toast. Preheat broiler. Spread baguette slices with cheese. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread edges are toasted; set aside.
  3. For dressing, whisk oil, salt, and pepper into reserved cooking liquid. In a large bowl toss beets, salad greens, and cranberries with dressing. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds; pass toast.

Nutrition Facts

(Beets and Greens Dinner Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 581 kcal cal.,
  • 24 g fat
  • (8 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 12 g monounsatured fat),
  • 22 mg chol.,
  • 1070 mg sodium,
  • 74 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 22 g sugar,
  • 19 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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