Beet Salad

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-Paula Sobolewski

Fresh beets are showing their ruddy faces at Farmers Markets right now. They make a delicious salad when roasted and combined with naval oranges. Arrange both on a platter and drizzle with our light, citrus dressing. Scatter fresh herbs (I used mint) and crumbled feta on top, and finish with some fresh cracked pepper. A simple, fresh summer salad. Enjoy!

(P.S. Don’t throw away those beet greens – they are tasty and full of antioxidants – braise them on their own or with other greens for a quick side dish.)

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Ingredients

1 bunch of beets, roasted, peeled and sliced

3 naval oranges, peeled and sliced

1-2 tablespoons fresh mint

¼ cup crumbled feta

2 tbsp. olive oil + 1 tbsp. orange juice, whisked together

Fresh cracked pepper