Orange Beetroot Salad

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Ingredients:

  • Baby Beetroot – 2 bunches
  • Thyme – 3 sprigs
  • Mixed Lettuce Leaves – 50 gms, small

For the Dressing:

  • Olive Oil – 1/3 cup
  • Juice of 1/2 Orange
  • Zest of 1/2 Orange, grated
  • Red Wine Vinegar – 2 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Black Pepper – ground, as per taste
  • Garlic – 1 clove, crushed

Method:

  1. Trim the greens from the beetroot.
  2. Bring a pan of water of the boil.
  3. Add the thyme and unpeeled beetroot.
  4. Boil until tender, approximately 25 minutes.
  5. Remove, drain and leave until cool.
  6. Remove the skins and cut into quarters.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  8. To make the dressing, whisk all the ingredients.
  9. Spoon the dressing over the beetroot and toss gently with the lettuce.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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