• 2 Ratings

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
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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; 24 g total fat; 8 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 12 g monounsaturated fat; 22 mg cholesterol; 1070 mg sodium. 696 mg potassium; 74 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 22 g sugar; 19 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 1409 IU vitamin a; 11 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 294 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 182 mg calcium; 5 mg iron;

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