Delish Beetroot and Caramelized Walnut Salad

Delish Beetroot and Caramelized Walnut Salad

Blissful Beetroot Salad with Quinoa, Caramelized Walnuts, and Feta

Looking for a vibrant and nutritious salad to tantalize your taste buds? Look no further than this delightful Beetroot Salad with quinoa, caramelized walnuts, and feta. Packed with wholesome ingredients and bursting with flavors, it's a feast for your senses.


  • Raw beetroot
  • Red onion
  • Spinach
  • Feta
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Maple syrup
  • Walnuts
  • Quinoa


1. Roast the Beetroot:

  • Chop raw beetroot into bite-sized pieces.
  • Place on a baking sheet, drizzle with a dash of olive oil, and roast in the oven until soft.
  • Allow the roasted beetroot to cool to enhance its texture and flavor.

2. Prep the Salad Base:

  • While the beetroot is roasting, cut up a red onion and chop the spinach.
  • In a large bowl, combine the red onion, chopped spinach, feta, a squeeze of lemon juice, and a hint of olive oil if desired.

3. Caramelize the Walnuts:

  • In a pan on low heat, combine maple syrup and walnuts.
  • Stir until the maple syrup bubbles and turns into a sticky toffee consistency.
  • Remove from heat and spread the caramelized walnuts on a baking sheet to cool.

4. Cook the Quinoa:

  • Cook quinoa according to the package instructions.
  • You'll only need 1/2 cup of uncooked quinoa for this recipe
  • Allow to cool once cooked.

5. Assemble the Salad:

  • Add the cooled roasted beetroot, quinoa and caramelized walnuts to the bowl of other ingredients.
  • Mix everything together thoroughly, ensuring each ingredient is evenly distributed.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve this Beetroot Salad as a refreshing and satisfying main course or as a delightful side dish to complement your favorite protein. The combination of the earthy beetroot, the sweetness of caramelized walnuts, and the creamy feta creates a harmonious blend of flavors that will leave you craving more.

This vibrant and nutrient-packed salad is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of wholesome ingredients coming together to create a dish that's as beautiful as it is delicious. Enjoy!

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