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Roasted Beet Salad (with homemade croutons and honey dijon vinaigrette )

This delicious Roasted beet salad makes the perfect nutritious salad topped with roasted beets, homemade croutons, and fresh dill. It's perfect for entertaining!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: brunch, dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beet salad, roasted beets, salad recipes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 3 cups red leaf lettuce chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups radicchio or other bitter greens like arugula
  • 2 large beets (color of choice) sliced (recipe below)
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill roughly chopped
  • 2 cups diced artisan bread for croutons or croutons of choice (recipe below

Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp local honey
  • 1/4 tsp both salt and pepper

Easy Homemade Croutons

  • 2 cups cubbed Artisan bread
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp of each- salt, pepper, and garlic powder

Roasted Beets

  • 2 large beets sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp both salt and pepper

Instructions

Roasted Beet Salad

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Cut 2 cups of Artisan bread in about 1-inch cubes and set aside. Place in a bowl and drizzle and toss with olive oil and spices.
  • Cut beets in slices and set aside.
  • Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper. (If you don't have a large cookie sheet use 2 small cookie sheets.)
  • Pour the seasoned croutons on half of the cookie sheet and place the sliced beets evenly on the other half.
  • Drizzle the beets evenly with maple syrup, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Place cookie sheet in the oven and roast for 25-30 minutes turning the croutons halfway through the baking time.
  • While the beets and croutons are roasting, chop and arrange lettuce in bowls.
  • When beets and croutons are finished remove them from the oven, let cool slightly and arrange on top of the salads.
  • Add roughly chopped dill and drizzle with the desired amount of honey dijon vinaigrette.

Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

  • In a small bowl whisk together all the ingredients well and set aside.