Tangy Apple and Beet Salad Recipe

Tangy Apple and Beet Salad
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Makes: 4 servings

Rounded out with radicchio and blue cheese, this full-flavored salad could be eaten on its own. Or serve it with a braised dish for the ultimate cold-weather meal.

Game plan: For how to roast beets, check out this recipe.

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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 peeled, small-dice apple
  • 1 small-dice roasted beet
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped Treviso radicchio
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese (about 1 ounce)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. Place the olive oil, vinegar, shallot, and mustard in a large, nonreactive bowl and whisk to combine. Add the diced apple and beet and toss until well coated in the vinaigrette.
  2. Add the radicchio and blue cheese and season with salt and pepper. Toss to evenly combine, taste, and season with additional salt and pepper as desired.