Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad

candy striped beets + avo + rocket + pomegranate = winter salad perfection

Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad

Vegan | Gluten Free | Nut Free 

 

This salad combines a bunch of my favourite things – candy striped beets, avocado, pomegranate and rocket. While I love candy striped beets, especially in salads (as they’re not as earthy as the red ones and don’t stain your hands or the salad), you can choose red / yellow beets if you can’t find the candy-striped variety. But if you can, try the candy-striped ones – they’re worth it!

 

The salad is dressed with a maple mustard dressing – the amount makes just enough for the salad. This salad is a great side dish to a heartier main.

 

Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad

 

Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad
Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad
Print Recipe
A simple salad combining winter's produce for a sweet, tart, crunchy and tangy side dish.
Servings
2-4
Servings
2-4
Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad
Candy Striped Beet & Pomegranate Salad
Print Recipe
A simple salad combining winter's produce for a sweet, tart, crunchy and tangy side dish.
Servings
2-4
Servings
2-4
Ingredients
Maple Mustard Dressing
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C
  2. Peel the candy striped beets and slice them into thin slices (I used a mandolin slicer, slicing on the thickest setting). Add sliced beets to a bowl along with a tsp of olive oil and toss to coat all slices evenly with olive oil.
  3. Arrange slices on a baking sheet, taking care not to overlap slices.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the beets are cooked through and the edges are just starting to crisp and brown. Remove and set aside.
  5. Add rocket, avo and pomegranate to a large serving bowl. Add in the beet slices.
  6. Make the dressing by whisking all dressing ingredients together in a bowl until well combined.
  7. Serve the salad with the dressing (dressing makes enough just for this salad).
Recipe Notes

If you don’t have maple syrup switch out for honey.

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Styling: Zissy Lewin, Photography: Feige Lewin

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Zissy is the co-founder of Nutreats. She likes to make things, do things and wear things.
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