Red and Golden Beet Salad

A Heart-Healthy Salad Topped with Goat Cheese
sliced red beets and golden beets
Prep Time: 
25 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4


  • 12 lb golden beets, peeled and cut into 12-inch wedges
  • 12 lb red beets, peeled and cut into 12-inch wedges
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 14 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • 18 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 Tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Carefully place beets into a steamer set over boiling water. Cover and steam until beets are tender when pierced with a fork, approximately 15 minutes.
  2. Remove beets from heat. Transfer to a large glass bowl and allow to cool 10 minutes.
  3. Season beets with salt and pepper to taste. Top with goat cheese, parsley, and sunflower and pumpkin seeds.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil. Serve immediately.


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