This healthy and pretty beet salad recipe is dressed with a tangy-sweet maple-mustard vinaigrette. Use the leftover dressing for any salad later in the week. Source: EatingWell Magazine, February/March 2006

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Ingredients

Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette
Beet Salad

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare the vinaigrette: Whisk oil, maple syrup, vinegar, mustard, soy sauce, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

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  • To prepare the salad: Toss spinach, beets and 1/2 cup of the Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette in a salad bowl. Top with pecans and goat cheese. (Refrigerate leftover vinaigrette.)

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette for up to 3 days.

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.

Nutrition Facts

224 calories; total fat 16.6g 26% DV; saturated fat 3.3g; cholesterol 7mg 2% DV; sodium 448mg 18% DV; potassium 181mg 5% DV; carbohydrates 13.9g 5% DV; fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugar 9g; protein 6g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 5664IU; vitamin c 26mg; folate 36mcg; calcium 121mg; iron 4mg; magnesium 79mg; thiaminmg; added sugar 5g.

Reviews (6)

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Rating: 5 stars
09/20/2016
Sooo delicious. Roasted the beets in olive oil and herbs de Provence. Will be making this for years to come - especially love the dressing. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This salad is delicious! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Always get compliments when I serve this salad. It is wonderful! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
Mmmm all my favorite things in one salad. I used hazelnuts and gorgonzola instead of pecans and goat cheese - fantastic! The dressing is perfect - made it lower-fat per the reviewer's instructions. I'll be making this again and again. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This is one of my favorite salads and I often use the dressing for other salads as well. It's so good and so easy. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
wonderful This was an amazing salad with a wonderfully complex mix of flavors. Even my husband who isn't always crazy about beets really loved this salad! I will definitely be making this again. Pros: beets! Read More
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