Sweet golden beets team up with refreshing cucumber and salty feta cheese in this colorful salad. Honey sweetens the dressing, while slivered basil adds fresh summer flavor.

EatingWell.com, September 2022

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Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add beet wedges to the basket; cover and steam, adding water to the pan if needed, until tender when pierced with a knife, 20 to 25 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, whisk oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a large bowl. 

  • Add the steamed beets, cucumber and onion to the vinaigrette and toss to coat. Refrigerate, stirring once or twice, until cool, about 1 hour. Stir again and top with feta and basil before serving.

Nutrition Facts

about 3/4 cup
163 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 14g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 10g; added sugar 1g; fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 1g; cholesterol 6mg; vitamin a iu 164IU; vitamin b3 niacin 1mg; vitamin c 8mg; vitamin d iu 1IU; vitamin e iu 2IU; folate 131mg; vitamin k 12mg; sodium 341mg; calcium 61mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 36mg; phosphorus 82mg; potassium 466mg; zinc 1mg; omega 6 fatty acid 1g; niacin equivalents 1mg; selenium 2mcg.
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