Spring Greens with Beets and Goat Cheese
This recipe is so good I just had to share it with everyone- I just loooove beets. Hope you like this recipe as much as I do!
2/3 cpecan halves
3 Tbspbalsamic vinegar, divided
1 Tbspgranulated sugar
1/4 colive oil
2 Tbspmaple syrup
1 tspwhole grain mustard
5 ozpkg.(5 oz.) spring mix salad greens
14 1/2 ozjar sliced beets, drained (save juice for cakes, etc)
1 ccrumbled goat cheese
How to Make Spring Greens with Beets and Goat Cheese
- In a large heavy skillet( I use my cast iron one); cook the pecans,1 Tablespoon of the vinegar and water over medium heat until nuts are toasted, about 4 minutes.
- Sprinkle with sugar. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until sugar is melted. Spread on foil to cool.
- In a small bowl, combine the oil, syrup, mustard, salt and remaining vinegar. Refrigerate until serving.
- In a large bowl, combine salad greens and dressing; toss to coat.
Divide among eight salad plates.
Top with beets, goat cheese and glazed pecans.