Roasted Beet & Apple Salad with Cider Vinaigrette

{the earthy salad}

Growing up my mom made dinner a lot and oftentimes there would be a can of beets on the table.  She would also say “Now don’t go eating all my beets!” clearly being sarcastic as I HATED beets.  The unreal color, the earthy smell, the odd liquid they sat in. BLAH. Thanks, but no thanks.  

In college, I worked at one of our upscale restaurants in Oxford called Alexander House (RIP as it no longer exists) on the menu there was a Beet Salad.  It always intrigued me – the bright colors, the arrangement of the beets around the plates and the freshness of it.  I decided to give it a try and instantly fell in love.  My taste buds had grown and I now was a big fan of those little monsters that I used to despise on the dinner table.  I even LOVE canned beets.  So Mom, now if you have beets on the dinner table, you may have to tell me with no sarcasm to not eat all the beets!  

I was cleaning out our fridge for whatever night and saw a beet in the veggie drawer.  I am not sure how old it was, but hey there wasn’t any visible moldings.  I threw it into the oven to roast and well… I forgot about it.  Bryan ended up taking it out and then next morning I saw it on the counter.  I knew I had to use it right away so I whipped by this salad to have to lunch at work.  The crunchy, sweet apple was delicious with the earthy beets and the apple cider vinaigrette gave it a nice punch of tang.  I wish I had some pecans or goat cheese to add to the salad, but I didn’t at the time.  It was a perfect amount to take to work for lunch that day.  I know beets are an acquired taste and most people cringe at the name.  However, I strongly suggest starting by adding them some roasted ones to your salad.  They are very nutritious and quite filling too.

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