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Grated Beet Carrot and Celery Root Goat Cheese Salad

Doesn’t everything taste better with goat cheese on it?  I had salad similar to this while camping and it was awesome.  I am always getting beets in my green bin, and am always looking for ways to serve them.  This is a great summer friendly beet recipe.

Dressing:

* 3 tablespoons chopped green shallots (like green onions but shallots, or you can use just shallots as green shallots are hard to find)
* 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
* 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
* 2 teaspoons minced garlic
* 1/4 cup olive oil

Salad

  • 1 1/2 cups grated peeled celery root
  • 1 1/2 cups grated peeled carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups grated peeled beets
  • 3 Cups mixed baby greens (I used arugula)
  • Hazelnuts
  • Crumbled goat cheese
  1. Whisk first 6 ingredients in small bowl. Add oil and whisk to blend well. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Cook celery root and carrots in pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer to medium bowl. Add beets to pot and cook 5 minutes. Drain beets; transfer to another medium bowl. Cool vegetables.Toss greens, celery root, carrots and beets with vinaigrette.  (I think if you toss things with the dressing on their own, and then arrange on a plate it will look prettier, but the way I did it, it still tasted really good and looked pretty as well.)
  3. Sprinkle with toasted hazelnuts and crumbled goat cheese.
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