Arugula is such a fun leafy vegetable.. Its Beautiful and Peppery, therefore it complements many differnt flavor combinations. This salad is so easy to prepare and perfect for a gathering or a lovely first course to any dinner.
2-6 Cups (Depending how many you are serving) Organic Arugula
8 oz Goat Cheese
1-2 pounds Gold or Red Organic Beets
1/4 Cup Pistachios
2 teaspoons Grain Mustard
1-2 teaspoons Sherry Vinagar
1/3 Cup Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper, Fresh Ground
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Peel and rinse the Beets then place on a baking sheet with a drizzle of Olive Oil, Sea Salt and Pepper. Roast for 25-30 minutes until tender. Set aside.
To make the dressing, combine all the ingredients and whisk until the dressing is completely emulsified.
Into a salad bowl, add in the Arugula and a few tablespoons of the dressing and stir until the Arugula is coated well. Then add about 1 cup of the salad to your serving plates and top off with the Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese and Pistachios. You may add more Dressing if you wish.