Roasted Beets with Feta Cheese over Baby Arugula

Ingredients

Beet 5
Baby arugula 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Belgium endive 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Feta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Asian pear 1 Large , julliened
Pistachio nuts 1 Tablespoon , toasted
Orange 1 Large
Mustard 1 Teaspoon
Honey 1 Teaspoon
Olive oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sherry vinegar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Chervil 1 Pinch
Thyme 1 Teaspoon
Pomegranate juice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Sea salt 1 Pinch

Directions

MAKING

1. On a baking tray place the beets, rub olive oil and sprinkle pepper powder over it.

2. Pop it into the oven and roast until tender enough at 400 degrees.

3. For making pomegranate reduction - in a saucepan, simmer pomegranate juice with sugar.

4.For making vinaigrette - combine sherry vinegar, salt, pepper, honey, chervil, fresh thyme, Dijon mustard and orange juice. Whisk it well while pouring olive oil into it.

5. Add pomegranate reduction into it, whisk well.

6. Now, peel the roasted beets and slice them. keep the red and orange beets into separate bowls.

7. Pour vinaigrette into both the bowls and sprinkle salt,pepper, chervil and fresh thyme leaves over it.

8. Dress the baby arugula with the vinaigrette too. Mix it well to coat.

FINALIZING

9. To put the salad together - put Belgium endives over a tray and put arugula over it. Top it with roasted beets.

SERVING

10. Garnish it with Asian pear and feta cheese. Pour dressing over the salad and sprinkle roasted pistachios.

Season it with sea salt and pour pamegranate reduction over it just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 561Calories from Fat 332

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.5%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 876 mg36.5%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 36 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet