Dinner with TCL: Roasted Beet Salad

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Roasted Beet Salad

Avocado, seven-minute egg, toasted pistachios, Stickney Hill goat cheese, Revol Farm arugula pistou, lemon-honey vinaigrette

Ingredients for salad:

1 each Cage free Egg
1 each Red Beet root
1 oz Unshelled, toasted & cracked pistachio
1 oz Crumbled goat cheese
2 oz Lemon-Rooftop honey Vinaigrette
½ each Ripe avocado
4 oz Revol farm arugula
2 tsp pinch Salt
1 pinch Ground black pepper


  • Set a beet root with skin on in an oven proof container with 1” high water in the same container, covered and roast in 350-degree oven about 40 minutes
  • While beet is cooking bring the water and salt into boiling point in a separate small pot and drop gently egg to the boiling water and boil seven minutes
  • Drain the water and chill in ice water container immediately
  • Cool the beet root in the refrigerator and save the cooking beet liquid in a separate cup
  • Peel the egg once it’s cooled pour & cover with chilled beet liquid previously set aside over the boiled egg. Keep in the refrigerator overnight 20 to 24 hours.
  • Make the vinaigrette following recipe below
  • Cut cooked & chilled beets wedge shape
  • Cut crescents shape avocado
  • Mixed arugula, beet wedges, cracked pistachio, crumbled goat cheese with lemon vinaigrette very gently and adds salt pepper to taste
  • Lay cut avocado pieces on the salad
  • Remove egg from the beet liquid after 24 hours, cut into halves and place on the salad.

Ingredients for lemon-honey vinaigrette:

1 each Finely diced shallots
2 each Finely grated garlic clove
2 oz Bee honey
1oz Dijon mustard
1 oz Lemon Juice
½ each Lemon zest
6 oz fl Salad oil
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste 


  • Combined all ingredients well together in mixing bowl using wire whisk.
  • While whisking is still on medium speed add string slowly salad oil to form an emulsion
  • Keep the vinaigrette tight adjusting the speed while adding oil
  • Of course, salt and pepper is always to your pallet taste
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