Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Caramelized Beet & Mozzarella Salad with Toasted Walnuts

2 golden beets
3 cups baby red Russian kale
2 tbsp chopped walnuts
1 tbsp olive oil
1.5 oz fresh mozzarella

Slice beets into three medallions each. Over medium-low heat, warm oil in frying pan and caramelize the beets.

While beets caramelize, slice fresh mozzarella into four slices. When beets are done, lay kale in bowl. Place large beet medallion on kale and then a cheese slice. Repeat. Top with final medallion.

Toast walnuts in pan and top each salad with toasted nuts.

Makes two servings: 247 calories/16 grams of fat/5 grams of fiber/10 grams of protein


Kim Byer said...

I love beets, I love mozzarella and I love walnuts, but I would have never thought this up. How cleverly delicious!

Food Of Miami said...

This is absolutely mouth watering! these flavors are some of my favorite! LOVE IT!!

3L said...

That's sound delicious. I would think that beets and cheese go together, but the picture makes me a believer, and it seem so simple I could do it.

LK- Healthy Delicious said...

this looks amazing!!
it kind of reminds me of a s'more. lol

Stereos and Souffles said...

It's 8:30 am here and that looks delish! Found you on SITS.

Jen said...

Oh man, I think that I am in heaven!
Just stopped over from SITS.


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