Roasted Beet, Pear & Walnut Salad

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  • 3 beets (medium sized, any variety, I used a mix of red and golden beets)
  • olive oil
  • beets
  • 1 pear (ripe, chopped into 1/2 inch pieces)
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (toasted)
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese (crumbled, or more)
  • 3 handfuls salad greens (your choice)
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa (optional, for a heartier salad)
  • sprouts (micro, for garnish, also optional)
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil
  • balsamic vinegar (a drizzle of)
  • honey (a drizzle of)
  • pepper
  • salt

NutritionView more

Sodium18% DV430mg
Fat34% DV22g
Protein12% DV6g
Carbs11% DV32g
Fiber28% DV7g
Calories340Calories from Fat200
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat3.5g18%
Trans Fat
Calories from Fat200
Total Carbohydrate32g11%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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HJ M. 5 days ago
Excellent. I make this all the time. I usually use Arugula and baby kale. I often add navel oranges carefully sectioned with a sharp knife. I substitute the feta with goats cheese sometimes. And, I make pan-fried croutons with fancy ciabatta bread on special occasions.
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Stacie Mills 21 Nov 2018
Wonderful and beautiful salad! Now a Thanksgiving tradition
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Darcie P. 1 Nov 2018
Delish! Excellent use of seasonal fruits and veggies.
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I love It! I will make it again.
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Kathleen Cannon 10 Jun 2018
This was a love salad, great flavor and texture
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Betsy Bowers 2 Apr 2018
Very flavorful & great texture. Even without any protein (except for the cheese), this is quite filling - I would call this comfort food salad! I added yellow pepper cut into chunks & substituted blue cheese crumbles for the feta.
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Joyce 12 Jan 2018
This is such a beautiful and delicately tasty salad. My husband loved it and asked for it again today. I almost was going to use olive oil instead of Walnut oil for dressing. Wow, so glad I didn’t, the Walnut oil is beautiful. Better than best Bay Area restaurant salad I have had. Thank you!
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Sally M. 13 Nov 2017
Wonderful but should replace pears with a sweet apple its much better
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Kelly Hunn 12 Oct 2017
Beautiful. Full of flavour and wonderful, didn’t need the salad but added a bit extra quinoa.
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Somera 11 Oct 2017
Superb! I mixed kale & spinach for my greens and used Anjou pears instead of the Asian! My guests loved it!
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Raymond Heller 10 Oct 2017
Turned out great. Did add the quinoa. Served it with grilled pork loin. Delicious recipe. Will make it again.
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Esther Choo 9 Oct 2017
To make it easier, but beets already roasted (or canned), drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
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Cambo 16 Dec 2016
I enjoyed this salad. It has a nice combination of flavours with a balance of sweet and tangy. Best to prepare ahead, would be good for a BBQ etc
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Tim W. 3 Nov 2016
Absolutely excellent salad, delicious!! Had it with grilled glazed pork chops and mushroom quinoa. Perfect combination for an excellent dinner!