JUST BEET IT SALAD WITH TEA-INFUSED DRESSING

Just Beet It Salad

Photo Credit: DAVIDsTEA

This recipe from DAVIDsTEA is pretty hard to beet! It's a beet-and-spinach superfood salad that's both healthy and delicious. But the star of the dish is homemade tea-infused dressing: with beetroot, apple, berry, and energizing green maté, DAVIDsTEA Just Beet It tea is a beautiful addition to a classic French vinaigrette - especially when combined with dark honey and tangy balsamic vinegar.

Just Beet It Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes // Active Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Perfect Spoonfuls of DAVIDsTEA Just Beet It tea
  • ½ cup hot water
  • 2 beets, thinly sliced (for the salad)
  • goat or feta cheese
  • caramelized pepitas or walnuts (optional)
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp brewed tea
  • 1 tbsp thinly chopped shallots
  • ½ tsp dark honey
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

    Directions

    Brew tea in hot water for 5 minutes, then strain into a measuring cup and discard tea leaves. Let tea cool to room temperature.

    In a small bowl, whisk together 4 tbsp (1 ½ oz) of brewed tea, balsamic vinegar, chopped shallots, dark honey and olive oil. Then season with salt and pepper to taste.

    In a salad bowl, combine baby spinach, beets and goat cheese. Top with caramelized pepitas, cheese and as much salad dressing as you like.

     

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    Recipe from Steep Thoughts: The DAVIDsTEA Blog



     

     


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