Beet & Avocado Salad

Beet & Avocado Salad


PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES

PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 jar (16 ounces.) Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 small avocado, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 strips bacon, cooked, crumbled (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup chopped, toasted hazelnuts, almonds or pecans
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese (optional)

Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 2  tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil

DIRECTIONS

Makes 6 servings.

  1. Drain beets.
  2. Place greens on platter. Arrange beets on greens; top with avocado slices.
  3. Sprinkle with bacon, nuts and goat cheese, if desired.
  4. For dressing, whisk together vinegar and oil; add basil. Drizzle over salad, as desired. 


NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per serving (1/6 of recipe):  160 calories; 2 g protein; 12 g carbohydrate; 12 g fat;  105 mg sodium; less than 5 mg cholesterol; 3 g dietary fiber; 0.68 mg iron; 0.06 mg thiamin; 381.61 IU vitamin A; 5.53 mg vitamin C.