Beetroot Avocado Salad Recipe

Beetroot Avocado Salad Recipe

This salad makes a delicious side or a big serving for a light meal..

What You Need

  • 1 large beet, thoroughly washed
  • 1 avocado, slightly firm
  • 3 tbsp chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp grain mustard
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp agave nectar, honey or maple syrup
  • 1/8 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Wrap beet in foil and bake for about an hour, until tender. Set aside to cool and remove skin.
  2. To prepare the dressing, combine olive oil, grain and Dijon mustard, vinegar, lemon juice, agave and salt in a glass jar. Shake vigorously, add chia seeds and let sit for a few minutes
  3. In the meantime, using a mandolin or a very sharp knife, thinly slice the cooled beet. Arrange slices on 2 salad plates. Dice avocado and place in the center of each plate. Sprinkle nuts and chopped chives all around and top with chia dressing.

 

Recipe courtesy of mayihavethatrecipe.com

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