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Roasted Beet Salad

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Roasting brings out the sweetness in beets to make a delicious and colorful side dish. From Prevention Healthy Cooking.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
medium beets (about 1 lb), stems trimmed to 1 inch
2
tablespoons apricot all-fruit spread
1
tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
1
tablespoon olive oil
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives or thinly sliced green onion tops
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2
medium navel oranges
4
cups mixed bitter salad greens, such as arugula, watercress, endive and escarole

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Coat 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 Place beets in baking pan; cover tightly with foil. Roast beets 1 hour or until very tender. Uncover; let beets stand until cool enough to handle.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together the spread, vinegar, oil, chives, salt and pepper.
  • 4 Slip skins off beets; discard skins. Chop beets. Cut off the peel and white pith from oranges. Section oranges into bowl with the dressing. Add beets and toss to coat well. Let stand at least 15 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  • 5 Just before serving, arrange greens on a serving plate. Top with beet mixture.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 150
  • Fat 3 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 1/2g
  • Sodium 390mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Produce, another name for fruits and veggies, offers a host of nutrients including vitamins A, C and folate. Be sure to get at least 3 to 5 servings of veggies each day.

Stop Dieting and Lose Weight from Prevention® (2003) p. 147

©Copyright 2009, Rodale, Inc.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 10/26/2010. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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