Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad

Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad

This Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad is a feast for the eyes too!  It is a gorgeous lunch recipe or dinner salad will wow your friends and family.

Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad

This Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad is an explosion of flavors. The roasted beets have a flavor that is most buttery, sweet and in my opinion, oh so delicious. Then you add in the sweetness of the strawberries and the saltness of the bacon and you will find your taste buds will be screaming for this salad over and over again.

Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad

This beautiful spring and summer salad is perfect for a picnic or lunch on the go (just pack the dressing on the side), or a salad for your next gathering!

Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad

Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 Golden Beets – medium – cleaned trimmed and peeled and cut into wedges
  • 8 oz. Fresh Strawberries hulled and halved*
  • 1 tsp. Sugar – granulated
  • 1/4 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil – I love Smoked Olive oil here*
  • 3 tbsps. Balsamic Vinegar*
  • 1 tsp. Whole Grain Dijon Mustard*
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • 8 oz. Mixed Baby Lettuces – torn loosely
  • 4 Slices Black Pepper Bacon – cooked and crumbled
  • 2 oz. Blue Cheese – my favorite is Gorgonzola*
  • 1 oz. Marcona Almonds – coarsely chopped*
  • Fresh Thyme – picked and chopped – for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place cut beets on a large baking sheet. Roast at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes or until tender and browned. Cool slightly.
  3. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper; place the strawberries in an even layer on the prepared sheet: sprinkle with sugar and toss gently to coat—Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer the berries to a plate to cool.
  4. Combine the oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a jar or bowl: shake or whisk until emulsified.
  5. Place the lettuce evenly amount 4 plates or however many you are serving. Top with the beets, strawberries, bacon, cheese, and almonds. Drizzle evenly with vinaigrette.
  6. Garnish with the fresh thyme.

Step By Steps for this easy spring frittata recipe!

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place cut beets on a large baking sheet. Roast at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes or until tender and browned. Cool slightly. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper; place the strawberries in an even layer on the prepared sheet: sprinkle with sugar and toss gently to coat—Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer the berries to a plate to cool.

Step by Step

Combine the oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a jar or bowl: shake or whisk until emulsified.

Roasted Strawberry and Beet Salad Step by Step

Place the lettuce evenly amount 4 plates or however many you are serving. Top with the beets, strawberries, bacon, cheese, and almonds. Drizzle evenly with vinaigrette.

Step by Step Recipe Guide

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