• Servings 8
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 35 min
  • Cuisine
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Roasted Beet and Ricotta Salad


  • 4 beets, peeled and cut into wedges (2 red and 2 yellow)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 tbs mint leaves, chopped
  • 4 tbs roasted almonds
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 lb ricotta salata,shaved
Beets have a sweet and savory flavor, which is highlighted by oven roasting. This recipe combines roasted beets with, fresh mint, roasted almonds and ricotta salata. Ricotta salata is a firmer version of Ricotta cheese and is absolutely delicious.

  • Toss the beets with 1/4 cup of olive oil, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast the beets on a rimmed baking ¬†sheet in a preheated 450 degree oven, tossing once, until tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Top with 2 tbs each of chopped mint leaves, roasted almonds, 2 tbs olive oil, 2 tsp red wine vinegar, and some ¬†shaved ricotta salata.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve warm.

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