Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts


Boost the nutty flavor by toasting walnuts in the oven until golden for this colorful vegetable salad. Try it if you are on a diabetic diet.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 small cooked beets or one 8-1/4-ounce can tiny whole beets, chilled

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or flat-leaf parsley

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 tablespoon bottled reduced-fat or fat-free balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing

  • 4 cup mixed baby salad greens

  • 2 tablespoon coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

  • 1 ounce semisoft goat cheese (chevre), crumbled


  1. Drain and cut up beets. In a medium bowl, combine cut-up beets, basil, and pepper. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the salad dressing; toss to coat.

  2. Arrange greens on 2 salad plates; sprinkle with remaining dressing. Top with beet mixture, walnuts, and goat cheese. Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

147 Calories
10g Fat
11g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 147
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 571mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Protein 6g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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