Recipe

Beetroot and orange superfood salad

Need a big hit of veges? This beetroot and orange superfood salad recipe ticks all the boxes. Healthy, raw and packed with natural goodness, this is a delicious power-packed lunch or side dish

By Sophie Gray
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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This recipe first appeared in Food magazine.
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Ingredients

  • 1 large beetroot, peeled
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled
  • 1/2 cup mint, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sultanas
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, lightly toasted
  • zest of ½ an orange
Orange honey dressing
  • juice of ½ an orange
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 50 millilitre olive oil

Method

  • 1
    Make the orange honey dressing (see below).
  • 2
    Grate or spiralise the raw beetroot and carrot and place in a stain-resistant bowl. Add the mint, sultanas, walnuts and orange zest, and toss to mix.
  • 3
    Mix the orange honey dressing through the salad. Serve on its own for a power-packed lunch or as a side dish.
Orange honey dressing
  • 4
    Combine the ingredients in small bowl.

Notes

  • Include other nuts and seeds for extra crunch. You can also add a handful of baby spinach leaves. - To turn this into a more hearty meal, add baby spinach leaves and top with your choice of grilled meat. PER SERVE Energy 530kcal, 2220kj • Protein 6.1g • Total Fat 35.7g • Saturated Fat 4.4g • Carbohydrate 42g • Fibre 11.4g • Sodium 96mg