There’s so much to love in this nutritious and delicious recipe, including beets, goat cheese, pistachios, organic quinoa, and brown rice. It’s a great way to start a meal—or enjoy it whenever you’re in the mood for an incredible salad.
- 4 medium beets, peeled and cut into eighths
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Vinaigrette (recipe below)
- 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons walnut oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Pinch freshly ground black pepper
Heat oven to 400°F. On large baking sheet, toss beets with oil, salt and pepper. Roast 30 to 40 minutes, stirring twice during roasting, until beets are tender. Cool slightly.
Meanwhile, whisk together all Vinaigrette ingredients.
Empty contents of SEEDS OF CHANGE® Quinoa and Brown Rice in large bowl, breaking apart any large pieces.
Add roasted beets, arugula, pistachios and goat cheese; toss with Vinaigrette. Serve immediately.
Tip: Substitute baby spinach or mixed spring greens for the arugula.