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Arugula and Beet Salad Recipe


This delicious arugula and beet salad is a perfect combination of flavors and textures. The peppery arugula, earthy roasted beets, creamy goat cheese, and sweet candied pecans come together beautifully in this dish. Topped with a tangy balsamic vinaigrette, this salad is sure to impress your guests at any gathering. This recipe serves 4 people and takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare.


  • 4 medium beets, roasted and sliced
  • 6 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup candied pecans
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Wash and peel the beets, then wrap them in aluminum foil and roast in the oven for about 45 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Let the beets cool, then slice them into thin rounds.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.
  5. In a large salad bowl, combine the arugula, roasted beets, crumbled goat cheese, and candied pecans.
  6. Pour the balsamic vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  7. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve the salad immediately and enjoy!

Benefits of Arugula and Beets

Arugula is a nutrient-dense leafy green that is high in vitamins A, C, and K. It also contains antioxidants that help protect against chronic diseases. Beets are rich in fiber, folate, and potassium, making them a great addition to a healthy diet. Both ingredients are low in calories and high in flavor, making them a perfect pair for this salad.


This arugula and beet salad is a simple yet elegant dish that is perfect for any occasion. The combination of flavors and textures will delight your taste buds, while the nutritional benefits of arugula and beets will nourish your body. Whether you serve it as a side dish or a main course, this salad is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Try making this recipe today and experience the deliciousness for yourself!

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