Courtesy of David's Natural Market- Columbia
http://www.davidsnaturalmarket.com

Balsamic Roasted Beet and Dried Plum Salad

Diet Type: Vegetarian

Cooking Time: Over one hour

Ingredients:

  4 small yellow or red beets, trimmed
  1/2 cup water
  1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  3 tablespoons olive oil
  1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  1/4 teaspoon pepper
  4 cups mixed salad greens
  8 pitted dried plums, halved
  1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  1/4 cup unsalted shelled pistachios
 
Directions:

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Place beets and water in small baking dish. Cover tightly with aluminum foil; bake 45-60 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly; peel skin off beets. Cut each beet into 8 wedges; set aside. In small bowl, combine vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper. In large bowl, combine mixed greens, dried plums and beets. Drizzle with Vinaigrette; toss to coat. Arrange salad evenly onto 4 salad plates. Top each with cheese and pistachios. Tip: One 16 ounce can whole beets, drained and sliced may be substituted for 12 oz of fresh beets (4 small).

Servings: 4

Author: California Dried Plum Board

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 288
Calories from Fat 169
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g29%
  Saturated Fat 5g25%
  Mono Fat 11g 
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 597mg25%
Total Carbs 26g9%
  Dietary Fiber 5g21%
  Sugars 1g 
Protein 8g 
Iron15%
Calcium14%
Vitamin C21%
Vitamin E12%
Vitamin A20%
Vitamin B-123%
Vitamin B-615%
Pantothenic acid6%
Niacin6%
Riboflavin12%
Thiamin13%
Folate44%
Selenium8%
Manganese40%
Copper15%
Zinc8%
Potassium20%
Phosphorus18%
Magnesium12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.