Beet Salad with Orange and Fennel

Beet Salad with Orange and Fennel

Oranges and beets are paired with fennel in this flavourful salad. Orange zest and honey in the homemade vinaigrette add even more flavour making this a light and savoury salad.

Makes
6-8
  • Ingredients
    • 1/4 cup toasted pecan halves (60 mL)
    • 5 oz bag mixed salad greens (142 g)
    • 1 cup julienned fennel (250 mL)
    • 4 roasted (or boiled) beets, julienned (4)
    • 2 oranges peeled,pitch removed and separated into sections (2)
    • 1/4 cup canola oil (60 mL)
    • 1/4 cup cider vinegar (60 mL)
    • 1 tsp Dijon mustard (5 mL)
    • 1-2 Tbsp honey (15-30 mL)
    • 2 tsp orange zest (10 mL)
    • 1/2 tsp salt (2 mL)
    • 1/2 tsp pepper (2 mL)
  • Directions
    1. Toast nuts on baking sheet in a 325°F (160°C) oven until golden.
    2. Place salad greens in large serving bowl. Scatter fennel, beets, and oranges over greens.
    3. In a small bowl, whisk together canola oil, cider vinegar, mustard, honey, orange zest, salt and pepper. Toss salad ingredients together with dressing and sprinkle toasted nuts over salad.