Roasted Beet and Tomato Salad

Roasted Beet and Tomato Salad

roasted beet and tomato salad

Roasted Beet and Tomato Salad

Use golden beets and an array of organic heirloom tomatoes to make this fabulous summer salad dressed with fresh basil and a wonderful orange ginger dressing! Serve this salad at your next dinner party and do not expect to have any left! It’s the first plate to go! My Roasted beet and Tomato Salad is delicious! Enjoy!

7-10 golden beets
6-8 heirloom tomatoes, all colors, sliced
1 bunch fresh basil, roughly chopped, leave some whole leaves
1 fresh red onion, sliced with green parts,chopped or leek with green parts
Juice of 2 oranges
3/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup sherry vinegar
1 teaspoon ground roasted ginger
1 teaspoon ground roasted coriander
1 teaspoon kosher salt flakes
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon Aleppo pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried salad herbs, Frontier
Preheat an oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
Wrap beets in aluminum foil and roast for 45 minutes until done
Remove from foil and let cool
Rub skins off of beets and slice

Arrange sliced beets and tomatoes on a large serving platter
Add onion and basil

In a large mixing bowl, mix the orange juice with the oil and vinegars and spices
Whisk all ingredients until emulsified, poor over salad mixture
Decant any extra dressing into a bottle and save or serve extra

This salad is so simple to prepare, yet so very delicious and not to mention a nutritious addition to summertime grilled entrees! Enjoy!

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