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Easy Beet Salad with Feta and Walnuts

4.17 from 24 votes
Roni Cohen – @ronis_recipes
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Beet salad with feta and walnuts for a super refreshing and healthy lunch!
Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :30 minutes
Total Time :40 minutes
Servings: 2

EQUIPMENT

INGREDIENTS
 

Toppings:

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine all the salad ingredients in a bowl.
  • Place the salad on a large plate, top it with the walnuts and feta crumbs and serve.

MY NOTES

beet salad with feta recipe
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Can I use canned beets for this beetroot salad recipe?

While this beet salad with feta uses boiled fresh beets, you can definitely use canned beets if you prefer. Make sure to drain and rinse the canned beets thoroughly before using them in the salad. Keep in mind that the texture and taste of canned beets may differ slightly from fresh ones.

beet salad with feta recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

What are the health benefits of eating beets?

Beets are excellent for heart health due to their high nitrate content, which can be converted into nitric oxide, promoting blood vessel dilation and improved blood flow, potentially reducing blood pressure and lowering the risk of heart disease.

Beets also contain anti-inflammatory compounds called betalains, which can help combat chronic inflammation in the body, supporting overall well-being and potentially reducing the risk of various diseases.

The fiber found in beets aids in digestive health, promoting regular bowel movements, preventing constipation, and fostering a healthy gut microbiome.

beet salad with feta recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

How long does beet salad with feta stay fresh?

Beet salad with feta is best consumed immediately after preparation to enjoy its freshness. However, you can store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Keep in mind that the texture of the beets may slightly change over time, and the salad may become less crisp.

beet salad with feta recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

Are there any alternatives to walnuts?

Absolutely! If you have a nut allergy or prefer a different nut, you can substitute the walnuts in this beetroot salad recipe with other options like almonds, pecans, or even pumpkin seeds. Toast the alternative nuts or seeds before adding them to the salad to enhance their flavor.

Can I substitute the feta cheese with another type of cheese?

You can substitute feta cheese with goat cheese, blue cheese, parmesan, or even a mild cheese like mozzarella or ricotta can work well in this salad.

beet salad with feta recipe
Credit: Roni Cohen

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