Beetroot, Orange & Goats Cheese Salad

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This simple, light and delicious meal is an ideal special lunch for those hot summer days!
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup mixed salad leaves
  • 4 medium sized beetroot
  • Celtic sea salt Ground black pepper
  • 4 oranges peeled and cut into 8 wedges
  • 125 g goat’s cheese
  • 1 pomegranate deseeded


  • 125 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar


  • Preheat the oven to 200C or 400F for gas.
  • Scrub the beetroot thoroughly and pat dry. Place the beetroot on a foil covered tray and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Then cover the beetroot securely in the foil and bake for 1 3/4 hours or until the beetroot is tender when pierced with a fork. Allow it to cool then cut it into 8 wedges.
  • Mix the olive oil and vinegar well in a small bowl. Divide the orange and beetroot wedges and salad leaves among four plates and then crumble and spread the goat’s cheese evenly.
  • Drop some of the pomegranate seeds on to each of the plates as above.
  • Drizzle each with dressing and serve.