Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts

A tasty, vegetarian salad recipe

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts is a vegetarian lunch dish that is flavourful and quick to make.

Thin slices of beetroot and zucchini with creamy feta, drizzled with a honey and lemon dressing & garnished with roasted walnuts & thyme leaves.

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts
Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts

You should make beetroot and feta salad because it is:

  • Great as a tasty lunch to take to work.
  • Quick and easy – this salad can be ready in under 10 minutes.
  • Budget-friendly – seasonal vegetables garnished with feta and nuts.
  • Healthier – fresh veggies, cheese and walnuts.

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts’ main ingredients:

  • Beetroot
  • Feta
  • Walnuts

Tips for busy cooks

Beetroot – if fresh isn’t available, you can use tinned or vacuum-packed beetroot.

Feta – if you prefer, you can use goat’s cheese instead.

Make in advance – prepare the separate elements of this salad during a weekend to enjoy during the week.

Mandoline slicer – if you have a food processor with a slicing attachment, use it instead of a Mandoline slicer to thinly slice the beetroot & zucchini.

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts
A delicious salad – great for lunch

Serving suggestions:

  1. Work lunch – pack some of this salad in a lunchbox to enjoy at work.
  2. Summer dinner – ideal to serve as a light main meal over the warmer months.
  3. Side dish – serve with quiche or a savoury tart for a filling meal.

Ideal to eat as a work lunch

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts is a lunch dish that is full of flavour and easy to prepare.

This salad is simple to make and delicious to eat. Sliced veggies, a honey & lemon dressing, feta, walnuts and thyme.

Do you love to eat beetroot? Do you prefer it raw or roasted?

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Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts

Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts is a vegetarian lunch dish that is flavourful and quick to make. Great to pack in your lunchbox and take to work.

Meal Type Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Australian-Inspired
Keyword Beetroot and feta salad with walnuts, Vegetarian
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Serves
Author Veg Coast Cook

Ingredients

  • 300 g zucchini (approx. 1 large)
  • 500 g beetroots (approx. 2 large) peeled & stalks removed
  • 100 g Danish feta
  • 2 tsp runny honey
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 100 g walnuts roasted & roughly chopped
  • Black pepper
  • Freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • Fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

  1. Use a mandoline slicer to thinly slice the zucchini and set them aside in a small bowl. Use the mandoline slicer to then thinly slice the fresh beetroot into large rounds.
  2. To assemble the salad – place slices of beetroot on a plate, followed by slices of raw zucchini. Crumble the feta over the sliced vegetables. Mix the honey & lemon juice together and drizzle over the beetroot and zucchini. Sprinkle the roasted walnuts over the salad and season with freshly ground black pepper. Garnish the salad with freshly-squeezed lemon juice and fresh thyme leaves.

Recipe Notes

Beetroot – if fresh isn’t available, you can use tinned or vacuum-packed beetroot.

Feta – if you prefer, you can use goat’s cheese instead.

Make in advance – prepare the separate elements of this salad during a weekend to enjoy during the week.

Mandoline slicer – if you have a food processor with a slicing attachment, use it instead of a Mandoline slicer to thinly slice the beetroot & zucchini.

Have you made this recipe? Tag @vegcoastcook on Instagram or use the hashtag #vegcoastcook so that I can see!



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