Beet, Goat Cheese, and Grapefruit Salad

Beet, Goat Cheese, and Grapefruit Salad


A sophisticated salad looks decadent but can be thrown together in minutes! Offering a combination of beets, creamy goat cheese, fresh citrus, and crunchy hazelnuts, this colorful recipe makes a great light meal or side for 2.


1 cup roasted beets
2 ounces goat cheese (crumbled)
1 grapefruit (cut into segments)
1/4 cup hazelnuts
2 sprigs fresh mint
4 cups mixed salad greens
balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil


1Preheat the oven at 350F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, and spread the hazelnuts over the tray. Roast for 5 -10 minutes until golden. Allow the hazelnuts to cool and then chop roughly.
2Remove the peel from the grapefruit and cut it into segments.
3Crumble the goat cheese, and finely chop the mint.
4Cut the beets into small wedges.
5Layers the greens, beets, grapefruit, goat cheese, hazelnuts and mint on a large serving platter. Dress the salad with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. Serve immediately.
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