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Spring Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Walnuts from aggieskitchen.com #ThinkFisher

Spring Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Walnuts

  • Author: Aggie's Kitchen
  • Yield: about 2-4 servings, depending on what you are serving with 1x
  • Category: Salads, Salad Dressings

This healthy and flavorful Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Walnuts screams spring. Enjoy it with grilled foods or on it’s own.


Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 5 oz arugula
  • 3 oz goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cooked beets, cut into strips
  • 1 large orange, segmented
  • 1/4 cup Fisher Walnut Halves and Pieces, rough chopped

For the Toasted Walnut Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/3 cup light oil (I used avocado oil)
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Fisher Walnut Halves and Pieces, finely chopped and toasted
  • juice from segmented orange used in salad (about 1/4 cup)
  • big pinch coarse salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. On a large salad plate, layer arugula, goat cheese, beets and segmented oranges. Season lightly with a pinch of coarse salt and fresh ground pepper.
  2. In a small jar, combine oil, vinegar, toasted chopped walnuts and orange juice. Add a pinch of coarse salt and pepper and shake vigorously until well combined. Serve with salad.