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Beetroot, Chevin and Hazelnut Salad with Pomegranate Dressing Recipe

Beetroot, Chevin and Hazelnut Salad


A fresh and tasty salad, with pomegranate dressing that will have all your guests asking you for the recipe.

  • Serves: 4 |
    4 servings
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  • Prep Time : 15 mins |
  • Cook Time : 60 mins
Categories: Light meals, Salads, Sides
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1 bunch red beetroot

1 bunch golden beetroot 

extra virgin olive oil, for roasting

salt and freshly milled pepper to taste

75 g hazelnuts, roughly chopped

fresh rocket

100 g Chevin

Pomegranate dressing:

3 Tbsp (45 ml) extra virgin olive oil

¼ C (60 ml) pomegranate concentrate

2 Tbsp (30 ml) lime juice

2 tsp (10 ml) blue gum honey

¼ tsp (1.25 ml) ground allspice

¼ tsp (1.25 ml) ground cinnamon

Preheat the oven to 180 °C.

Wash and peel all the beetroot, cut into quarters and place into a roasting pan. Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and roast in the oven for 45 minutes or until tender. Remove the beetroot from the oven and keep to one side to cool.

Meanwhile, lightly toast the hazelnuts in a pan and keep to one side.

Pomegranate dressing

Whisk all the dressing ingredients together and drizzle over the cooled beetroot.

To assemble, place some rocket in a serving dish and add the beetroot. Crumble the Chevin over the salad and sprinkle with the hazelnuts.

Season with salt and freshly milled pepper and serve.