Beetroot, Orange and Apple Salad

Beetroot, Orange and Apple Salad


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About this recipe: This nutrient rich colourful salad is dressed with a delicious vinaigrette and spooned onto a bed of shredded beetroot leaves.


Serves: 4 

  • 675g beetroots, leaves reserved
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 apples - peeled, cored and sliced (slightly sour like Granny Smith preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seeds, toasted

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Wash and dry beetroot and their leaves. Shred leaves to measure 100g and set aside.
  2. Place beetroot in a pan with enough water to cover. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and allow to cool. Trim and peel off skins; cut into wedges.
  3. Peel and section orange. In a bowl, combine orange sections, beetroot and apples.
  4. With a fork or an egg beater, mix together olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic. Pour over beetroot mixture and toss well.
  5. Arrange beetroot greens on 4 salad plates. Top with beetroot mixture, sprinkle with sunflower seeds and serve.

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