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beet salad with feta orange and mint


from alfred portale author of simple pleasures. an easy, beautiful, nutritious and most importantly, delicious salad. an interesting blend of ingredients, none too salty or too sweet. an impressive dish in appearance alone.


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  1. Preheat the oven to 400f
  2. In a bowl
  3. Toss the beets with the olive oil and season them with salt and pepper
  4. Put the beets on a roasting pan and cover them with foil
  5. Roast in the preheated oven until tender
  6. About 1 1 / 2 hours
  7. Remove the pan from the oven
  8. Remove the beets from the pan and set them aside to cool
  9. While the beets are roasting
  10. Make the vinaigrette: in a small bowl
  11. Whisk together the orange juice
  12. Balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil
  13. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  14. Set aside
  15. When the beets are cool enough to handle
  16. Peel and cut them into 1 / 2-inch dice
  17. Put them in a bowl with 1 cup of the orange segments
  18. The mint and the shallots
  19. Add the vinaigrette
  20. Season with salt and pepper and toss gently
  21. Transfer the salad to a platter
  22. Arrange the cheese and the remaining orange sections on top
  23. Serve

Step 14

Total Time in Minute 105

Ingredients Count 10

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Olive oil

Coarse salt

Fresh ground black pepper

Orange juice

Balsamic vinegar


Mint leaf


Feta cheese

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