Pickled Beet and Bacon Salad

While the ingredient list may be slim, this spring mix salad is packed with flavor and nutrients. Plus – the prep time is next to none. Keep reading for your new go-to family-style salad!

June 7, 2023
Pickled Beet and Bacon Salad

If you're searching for a salad that is packed with flavor and nutrients, and combines a kick – you're in the right spot. The combination of the tangy pickled beets, salty bacon, and creamy goat cheese is sure to please your taste buds, and the lemon vinaigrette adds a refreshing and zesty touch to the salad. This recipe is easy to follow and can be prepared in no time. 

INGREDIENTS

  • 4.5 oz Spring Mix Salad
  • 12 oz. Pickled Beets (Diced)
  • 12 oz. Thick-Cut Bacon
  • 4 oz. Crumbled Goat Cheese (sub Ricotta or Feta)

 

For the Lemon Vinaigrette 

  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1.5 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 2 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • Pinch Coarse Black Pepper

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Start by making your lemon vinaigrette. Place all the vinaigrette ingredients in a blender, food processor or use an emersion blender. Mix until it is emulsified. 

  2. Chop bacon and add to medium head in a skillet. Cook until crispy (the bacon will begin to foam when it is done).

  3. Add remaining ingredients in a large bowl, add vinaigrette and toss to coat. This is a large family style salad. Enjoy! 

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