Beetroot Feta Salad

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The beetroot are eaten boiled either as a cooked vegetable, or cold as a salad with vinaigrette dressing or raw, either alone or combined with any salad vegetable. Beetroot's main benefits are that it contains no fat, very few calories and is a great source of fibre.
I too added some left-over Dinkel potstickers, that need using up, to the salad. It might look weird, but really really delicious.

  • 2-3 Cooked beetroot, cut into wedges
  • 100 g Feta cheese, cut into cubes
  • 60 g Salad leaves
  • 1 Shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic, sliced
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Mazola oil
  • 2 tbsp Raspberry or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Dried rosemary
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  1. Heat the olive and Mazola oils in a skillet. Add in the chopped shallot and sliced garlic. Stir-fry for over medium heat until lightly golden. Stir in the dried rosemary and vinegar, tip in the beetroot wedges, and stir for a few minutes, allowing the flavours to develope. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  2. Take out the beetroot wedges and put them into a salad dish together with the salad leaves. Pour the vinegar dressing over the beetroot and salad leaves. Toss gently to mix through. Finally, just before serving, toss in the feta cheese cubes and taste for salt and pepper.

66 comments:

Priya Suresh 26/1/10 20:21

Beautiful salad, my kids will definitely love this gorgeous salad..

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Bob 26/1/10 20:37

Potsticker salad... what a brilliant idea. This concept needs exploration!

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Sunitha 26/1/10 21:01

Hm.. yum.. Loved that beetroot picture quite a bit and all the others too..

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Anonymous 26/1/10 21:13

I think i will like this one..its a great way to make someone like beets. Looks gorgeous.

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Sook 26/1/10 21:19

What a great idea! Adding potstickers makes everything even tastier. I love them. :)

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Cookin' Canuck 26/1/10 21:22

What a color, healthy salad! I love it when I can get a day's worth of vitamins and antioxidants in one plate of salad. Perfect!

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Rachana 26/1/10 22:01

Wow!!!! A beautiful, yummy and colouful Salad.Would love to have some dear:)

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Vrinda 26/1/10 22:33

Lov beets..such a colorful salad...

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MaryMoh 26/1/10 22:42

I really love the colour of this dish. Looks so fresh and healthy. I don't mind having this every meal. Beetroot is a very nutritious vegetable. It cleanses the blood and tones it. It's also called a blood tonic.

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Chef E 26/1/10 22:48

I got a canned jar of round beet roots I have yet to open, and have been think of what to do with them, and this looks great!

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Biren 26/1/10 23:45

Beautiful salad! Beetroot and feta....yum!

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Unknown 27/1/10 00:01

Beautiful healthy and yummy salad..Lovely Pics.:)

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Fresh Local and Best 27/1/10 00:20

This looks like such a delicious salad! I like the idea of warming the beets in the garlic rosemary oil.

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Unknown 27/1/10 00:26

Beet root salad looks so healthy and inviting...very colorful..Angie

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Zurin 27/1/10 01:51

wow that salad looks amazing!!!! id love to have some right now. :)

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♥peachkins♥ 27/1/10 02:02

your salad is irresistible!

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ann low 27/1/10 02:17

WOW! This is so beautiful and what a great idea of adding pot stickers into it. You're so creative!

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KennyT 27/1/10 02:58

I love both feta cheese and beetroot, you take very beautiful photos!

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Christo Gonzales 27/1/10 03:24

I like beets so I would like this salad - your photos look great! Garlic and rosemary oil is genius!

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Reeni 27/1/10 03:40

What a gorgeous, vibrant salad! The potstickers don't look strange at all - just the opposite! They look absolutely delicious!

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Anonymous 27/1/10 05:13

Yum! I love the combination of beets and feta!

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Sarah Naveen 27/1/10 05:30

excellent clicks....Yummy yumm Salad

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Christine Ho 27/1/10 07:04

Beautiful salad, Angie. Very colourful!
Not only is this salad healthy, but also help us clean up any leftovers. Great!

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lululu 27/1/10 07:23

very colorful and delicious salad!
love the idea of soaking the beet into rosemary+garlic infused oil!!!

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Divina Pe 27/1/10 07:36

Really nice salad. Very refreshing and flavorful.

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3 hungry tummies 27/1/10 08:33

This is a tummies' kitchen favourite! We had this with grilled kangaroo just the other night :) Beautiful photos!

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Nammi 27/1/10 10:33

love the colours of the salad

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Finla 27/1/10 13:28

Wow beautiful, i love beetroot fro a bottle and this salade looks so so dleicous.

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Pei-Lin 27/1/10 13:57

Absolutely gorgeous salad!! Too bad, I'm not a huge fan of beet! And, I'm sure the potstickers complement the rest of the salad well! Your cooking skills never fail to amaze me!

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My Little Space 27/1/10 15:48

Oh my Angie, this salad looks soo seducing! Love the colour combo..absolutely gorgeous.

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fimere 27/1/10 16:02

une bonne salade bien colorée pleins de saveurs ça doit être délicieux
bonne journée

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Fearless Kitchen 27/1/10 16:43

This looks really delicious! My husband loves beets and this would be a wonderful treat for him.

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theUngourmet 27/1/10 17:44

This is just bursting with big, beautiful flavors! Great photos!!

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Tina 27/1/10 17:44

Nice and tempting salad with beautiful clicks...

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Parita 27/1/10 18:18

Hey angie the salad looks very lively and colorful :)

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Tuty 27/1/10 20:16

The salad looks so vibrant and yummy. I had to laugh when I saw the dumplings, cause when I make potstickers I usually eat them with a bowl of salad dressed with the potsticker's dipping sauce.

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Lavanya Siva 27/1/10 20:18

yummy, beautiful, colourful salad...........hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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Mausi 27/1/10 21:32

I like beets but I never cooked myself. I would like to try cooking it this year. I think the color is beautiful. It is amazing how colorful the nature is.

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Tasty Eats At Home 27/1/10 22:32

Love the combo of beets and feta - yum!

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Namitha 27/1/10 23:23

Lovely clicks Angie...what a colorful salad

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lisaiscooking 28/1/10 00:48

I love beets with feta, and the potstickers sound great in the salad!

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La Cuisine d'Helene 28/1/10 00:59

That sounds so yummy. Love beetroot.

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Shanthi Krishnakumar 28/1/10 06:31

This salad is different, quick and yummy. Do visit my blog when time permits.http://shanthisthaligai.blogspot.com/

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noobcook 28/1/10 07:22

love the colours and freshness of this salad!~

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Sophie Sportende Foodie 28/1/10 08:45

A georgous bette & feta salad, Angie!!

fab too!

MMMMMMMMM,...

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Katy ~ 28/1/10 16:03

This is beautiful!! I love beets, and often eat beets in salads, but nothing with as much eye appeal as this one.

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Erica 28/1/10 18:53

What a beautiful salad!Sounds healthy and delicious! My mom loves beets.

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Rachel J 28/1/10 19:07

These colors, flavors, and textures are so fun! I dont' think I've ever seen such a bright salad-bravo! ^_^

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Preethi Rajeev 28/1/10 21:29

looks yummy, sweetness of beet and tangy feta cheese, yumm yumm.

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Unknown 29/1/10 02:12

Wow, this was a clever combination. I am sure the sweet beetroot was amazing with the feta. It also looks beautiful.
*kisses* HH

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Anonymous 29/1/10 04:51

love the combinations of beetroot and feta!

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Cheah 29/1/10 17:26

Simply awesome. The colours of the salad is so beautiful and it's healthy too!

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WendyinKK 30/1/10 07:30

Gwo Tie with salad!!! That was the first pic that loaded and I said, huh??? Gwo Tie salad..
Something new..

U really have ways with leftovers.. Salute u!!

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Ivy 30/1/10 17:22

I just love baked beetroots and their sweetness pairs so well with feta and oil-vinegar and garlic.

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shahana 1/2/10 18:24

really loved the pics.will try this today it self n will let you know

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Hayley 8/2/10 19:58

healthy and colourful salad..

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