Ruby Grapefruit and Golden Beet Salad

Ruby Grapefruit and Golden Beet Salad

Hazlemere Farms supplied me with such delicious salad fix in’s. So many salads for me to find the right dressing for. This golden  yellow beet salad sure tastes good. The grapefruit makes this salad rock!
You will need;
4 organic heirloom gold or orange Beets
1lb of assorted heirloom tomatoes, sliced
1 medium shallots sliced into rounds and pickled [soak for 2 hr in 1/2 cup vinegar, 4 tbs salt & 2 tbs sugar]
1 ruby red grapefruit slices,
peeled 1/4 cup of sheep feta cheese,
crumbled ½ cup handful of kalamata olives,
pitted & sliced
½  handful of fresh pickled capers
1/2 cup of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
1 tsp dijon mustard
1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup juice of freshly squeezed lemon
Sea salt fresh ground pepper to taste
Some fresh baby mint sprigs for garnish
Preparation; Pre-Heat the oven to 450 degrees.
Wash the beets and place them in an aluminum foil on a baking sheet.
Drizzle some olive oil, lemon juice & salt/pepper. Roast in oven for 45 minutes.
Let the beets cool, peel and slice them into round discs. Slice the tomatoes into rounds.
In a bowl add the beets, tomatoes, shallots, olives, capers.
Add grapefruit juice, mustard, lemon juice, salt & pepper and whisk into the olive oil  and drizzle on the grapefruit vinaigrette. Plate the salad for best presentation, crumble in the feta cheese & garnish with mint leaves.
Enjoy!
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