beet salad with herb dressing

3 lbs
medium beets, preferably a mix of colors
cinnamon stick
bay leaves
large shallot, minced
orange zest
1/4 cup
North Shore Living Herbs® Tarrgaon
1/4 cup
North Shore Living Herbs® Parsley
1/4 cup
North Shore Living Herbs® Chives
1/4 cup
olive oil
1/4 cup
roasted hazelnuts
Time to cook 30 minutes, serves 8
This colorful and flavorful dish is a perfect side for any occasion. The combination of herbs in the dressing make for an amazing taste.

Two make the beet salad, begin by placing your beets in a saucepan and covering with water. If you are using different colored beets, boil in separate saucepans. Add a cinnamon stick and bay leaf to each pan and cover. Boil for 20 minutes or until beets are fork tender. Drain from water and peal skins off under cold running water and set aside.

While the beets are cooling, in a medium boil, mix the shallot, vinegar, and large pinch of salt. Let stand for 10 minutes, then stir in the orange zest, tarragon, parsley, chives, and oil; season with salt.

Slice the beets in thin wedges and arrange on a platter, be sure to mix your colors! Stir the herb dressing and spoon over the beets, then top with the hazelnuts and enjoy!

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