Orange, Apple and Beetroot Summer Salad

Orange, Apple and Beetroot Summer Salad


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This is a very colourful summer salad of orange, apple and beetroot which makes use of the beetroot leaves as a bed.


Serves: 4 

  • about 4 medium beetroots, greens reserved
  • 1 large orange
  • 2 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar, or white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted sunflower seeds, toasted

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

  1. Wash and dry beetroot and their greens. Roughly chop the greens to measure 100g and set aside.
  2. Place beetroot in a saucepan 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. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and garlic. Pour over beetroot mixture and toss well.
  5. Arrange beetroot greens in a salad bowl. Top with beetroot mixture, sprinkle with sunflower seeds and serve.

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