Thursday, July 28, 2011

Steamed Beets and Goat Cheese Green Salad

6 cups mixed baby greens
5 steamed beets or Trader Joes refrigerator package of beets
4 ounces goat cheese, softened
3 Tablespoon salted, shelled Pistachios, crushed
1/4 cup shallots, finely minced
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 Tablespoon honey
3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon finely ground pepper
1/4 cup olive oil

To make the salad dressing:
Combine the shallots, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper. Whisk in the olive oil.
Slice the beets and toss with 2 Tablespoons of the dressing, set aside.
Put greens in salad bowl, top with crumbled goat cheese and toss with 2-3 tablespoon salad dressing. Top with sliced beets and sprinkle with Pistachio nuts. Serve immediately.
Serves 4-6

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