Beet & Goat Cheese Salad
Anytime I want a salad, this is what comes to mind. Does anyone really crave a salad though? Probably not, lol but i promise you will crave this one once you've had it. Reason number 1 being...the goat cheese!! The pepperiness from the arugula and the crunch from the walnuts add a wow factor and make this salad delicious! Also, I pretty much use the same dressing for all the salads I make, I just change out the type of vinegar! Hope you all enjoy this easy and delicious salad as much as I do!
Stay Happy, Stay Hungry!
3 cups baby arugula
4-5 pre boiled beets, cut in quarters
½ red onion, sliced
1 jalapeño, sliced
10-15 baby tomatoes, halved
Handful of chopped walnuts
½ cup good extra virgin olive oil
½ lemon, juiced
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 clove garlic, shredded
1 tsp red crushed pepper
1 tbsp agave or honey
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
In a bowl, add all of the ingredients for the dressing and mix well.
In a large bowl, add all the ingredients for the salad.
Add the dressing right before serving. Then crumble the goat cheese on top and mix well.
You can blend all the dressing ingredients in a blender, I usually store in a mason jar in my fridge for up to a week.
If you don’t have agave, you can use honey as well.
I buy my goat cheese from either Trader joe’s or Costco. I get the pasteurized type.
Skip the cheese and make it vegan!
You can add any other veggies and greens that you'd like / have on hand.
I buy pre-boiled beets from TJ’s or Costco as well.