Citrus Beet Salad
By MCFM Nutrition Interns
- 3 medium beets, peeled, ends trimmed, and diced
- 2 Valencia oranges, juice and zest
- 1 lime, juice and zest
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/8 teaspoon salt (or more to taste*)
- 1/2 cup minced green onions
Place diced beets in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together juice and zest from oranges and lime. Add oil and salt. Whisk. Pour mixture over diced beets. Toss to combine. Sprinkle green onions over salad and serve.
*Option not included in nutrition facts.
Tip: As you shop for ingredients, select beets that are deep in color with firm roots and smooth skin.
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 1/2 cup (88g), Calories 80, Calories from Fat 40, Total Fat: 4.5g, (Saturated Fat 0.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 90mg, Total Carbohydrate 8g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugar 6g, Protein 1g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 30%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%
Nutrition Facts provided by Allina Health.
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