A Better Beet Salad

Sweet, meaty beets would overpower most light, raw vegetables, but celery, lentils, and blue cheese are up to the challenge. Nuts are also welcome: Just about any kind will work, from walnuts to toasted pecans and hazelnuts.

Calories: 360
Fat: 19 g
(All nutritional information is approximate.)
Body+Soul, May 2010
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  • 1/2 cup baby spinach or whole parsley leaves
  • 2 small beets, sliced
  • Sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup cooked lentils
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Classic Vinaigrette


  1. Combine all ingredients.

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