Warm Beet and Spinach Salad

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beet salad

From EatingWell.com

This warm spinach-and-beet salad is inspired by a dish from Penny Cluse Café in Burlington, Vermont. If you have cooked beets on hand, you can have it ready in just a few minutes.


  • 8  cup(s) baby spinach
  • 1  tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1  cup(s) thinly sliced red onion
  • 2   plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 2  tablespoon(s) sliced Kalamata olives
  • 2  tablespoon(s) chopped fresh parsley
  • 1  clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 2  cup(s) steamed beet wedges or slices, 1/2-1 inch thick (see Tip)
  • 2  tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4  teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon(s) freshly ground pepper


  1. Place spinach in a large bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until starting to soften, about 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, olives, parsley and garlic and cook, stirring, until the tomatoes begin to break down, about 3 minutes. Add beets, vinegar, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, until the beets are heated through, about 1 minute more. Add the beet mixture to the spinach and toss to combine. Serve warm.Carb Servings: 2 vegetable, 1 fat Carbohydrate Servings: 1 Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (120% daily value), Folate & Vitamin C (50% dv), Potassium (21% dv), Magnesium (19% dv).


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