Roasted Beet Salad
- Total Time
Tangy citrus salad is a delicious complement to sweet roasted beets. The combination is a wonderful addition to any Valentine's Day menu.
uncooked beets½ pound(s), red (about 2 medium)
olive oil2 tsp
tangerine(s)1 medium, peeled, divided into segments, pits removed
uncooked red onion(s)2 Tbsp, chopped, chopped
uncooked celery1 rib(s), medium, chopped
white wine vinegar2 tsp
dry mustard¼ tsp
table salt¼ tsp
black pepper¼ tsp, freshly ground
- Preheat oven to 400°F.
- Place beets on a large piece of aluminum foil; drizzle with oil. Fold foil to form a tightly sealed packet. Place packet on a baking sheet and roast until beets are tender when pierced with a fork, about 1 hour.
- Cool beets for 10 minutes, open packet (be careful of escaping steam), slip off beets' skins with a paring knife and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Place beets in a serving bowl. Add tangerine, onion and celery; toss gently.
- In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper; pour over beets and toss to mix and coat. Serve immediately. Yields about 1/2 cup per serving.