Beet Spinach Salad

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Ingredients (12)

  • 2 large fresh beets
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar or Splenda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh mint
  • 4 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1 medium navel orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries

Summary

We have a large garden and I love to use all the fresh vegetables I can, a lot of the ingredients in this salad we have in our garden, it is so good.

Instructions

  1. 1Place beets in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and and simmer for 30 minutes or until tender. Cool; peel and cut into 1/4-in. strips
  1. 1In a small bowl, whisk vinegar and mustard until blended; gradually whisk in oil. Add the sugar, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine the beets, onions, mint and 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  1. 1In a large salad bowl. combine the spinach, orange sections, beet mixture and remaining vinaigrette; toss. Top with raspberries. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
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