Beet and Chevre Salad

The simplest preparations are often the best. These two are a match made in heaven. The only intruder that might be welcome is toasted pecans.


Roast or boil the beets until tender. Peel and slice. Toss with balsamic vinaigrette and chill for an hour or overnight (or until dinner is ready). Serve over lettuce or greens or just on the plate with cherve crumbles and a sprinkle of herbs over the top.

Tip: How to Prep Asparagus

When you get asparagus in your CSA, it's going to be so much fresher and more tender than the often tough and woody stalks you'll find in the grocery store. The "proper" technique for removing the tough end is to hold the end and the lower part of the stalk and bend until it snaps.Read more


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