|Roasted Beet and Blue Cheese over Mixed Greens|
Roasted Beet Blue Cheese Over Mixed Greens
by the seat of my pants!
4-6 medium beets
1/4-1/2 c blue cheese crumbles
1/4-1/2 c toasted broken walnuts - if desired
4-6 c mixed greens
vinaigrette of choice, this one would be delicious!
Place beets in a baking dish, roast at 350 degrees for 1-1 1/4 hours or until pierced easily with the tip of a knife.
Note: ( I am amazed at how long beets take to cook up tender, but this is so worth the time needed. Plus you can complete other jobs while the beets bake unattended.)
Set aside and let cool. Remove the skin, this is easily done by pushing gently against the beet until the skin begins to "slip". Slice and set aside.
To assemble the salad:
Toss the salad greens with vinaigrette, layer in the bottom of a shallow serving dish.
Toss beet slices with additional vinaigrette, layer over salad greens.
Add blue cheese and finally top with walnuts.
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