Sweet beets and tangy goat cheese combined with toasted walnuts, arugula and salad greens make a tasty salad supper. This is a vegetarian dinner that can be assembled in minutes with the help of supermarket ingredients.
For the Tomato Crostini side dish, tomatoes are cooked for 5 minutes to form a sweet puree that tops the toasted bread.
Any type of salad dressing can be used.
Any type of bread can be used for the crostini.
Make the tomato crostini.
Assemble the salad.
To buy: 1 small package walnuts, 1 container washed, ready-to-eat arugula, 1 container washed, ready-to-eat salad greens, 1 package cooked, ready-to-eat beets, 1 package soft goat cheese, 1 red bell pepper, 1 tomato, 1 whole wheat baguette and 1 container olive oil spray.
Staples: garlic, reduced-fat oil and vinegar dressing, salt and black peppercorns.
Recipes by Linda Gassenheimer