Baby Beetroots In Orange And Walnut Dressing Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings2
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Beetroots12 Ounce, careful scrubbed clean but unpeeled (6 Small Sized Ones, About 350 Gram)
 Walnut oil1 Tablespoon
 Safflower oil1 Tablespoon
 Orange juice2 Tablespoon
 Orange rind1 Teaspoon, grated
 Shelled walnuts1⁄2 Ounce, finely chopped (15 Gram)
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Curly endive3 Ounce (90 Gram)
 Onion1 , sliced into thin rings

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 270 Calories from Fat 133

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.8%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 145.6 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.6%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 7 g13%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 45.4%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 14.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a casserole arrange beetroots. Cover with hot water until half.
2) Cover casserole and microwave on high for 10 minutes.
3) Turn the beetroots with a spoon and put the lid again.
4) Microwave beetroots for further 7 minutes until tender.
5) With a slotted spoon remove beetroots from the casserole and let stand to cool.
6) Prepare the dressing in a small bowl. Add walnut oil, safflower oil, orange juice, grated orange rind, chopped walnuts and some pepper.
7) Peel the cool beetroots with a sharp knife. Cut into thin rounds.

8) In four serving plates separate and put curly endive.
9) Arrange the beetroots, together with onion rings, over beds of curly endive leaves.
10) Stir dressing quickly with a fork.
11) Pout it over beetroot slices and onions.
12) Spread the walnuts evenly over it.