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Roasted Beet and Ricotta Salad

Ingredients

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.

Servings

8

Prep

15 min

Cook

35 min

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Skill Level

Easy