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If you just want a fresh and easy dinner, this beet salad is hearty enough to qualify. Pair it with toasted baguette slices to make a satisfying meal.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

581 calories; fat 24g; cholesterol 22mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 74g; mono fat 12g; poly fat 3g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 22g; protein 19g; vitamin a 1409.1IU; vitamin c 11.2mg; thiamin 0.5mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 4.9mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 294.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 1070mg; potassium 696mg; calcium 181.7mg; iron 5mg.