ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

My Pretty Salad- Roasted Red Pepper and Beet Salad

Updated on July 9, 2014

A nice fresh salad goes so well with just about any dish. The reason I like this Roasted Red Pepper and Beet Salad is that it can be served as a side dish or made into a main dish by adding your choice of meat and, if vegetarian some rice or couscous. I call this a "pretty salad" that is perfect when having guests because the colors make it so appetizing and vibrant!

Serving Size

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 2 large red bell peppers
  • 1 cup sliced beets
  • 2 cups salad greens
  • 1/2 sweet onion, sliced
  • 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 2 tbls. vinegar
  • 1 tbls. honey
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Set oven to broil.
  2. Prepare a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Roast peppers under broiler turning often until charred, let cool.
  4. Meanwhile place all dressing ingredients in blender until well mixed.
  5. After removing skin and seeds from peppers, chop coarsely.
  6. Arrange salad ingredients on plates.
  7. Drizzle with dressing.

Guestbook

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • MariannesWhims profile image

      Marianne Gardner 

      4 years ago from Pacific NW, USA

      I like beets in salads, this sounds good. Pretty salad, for sure!

    • Margaret Schindel profile image

      Margaret Schindel 

      4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Looks enticing and sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing and good luck with the Food Club Quest. :)

    • earthybirthymum profile image

      earthybirthymum 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Salad is the best meal of the day!

    • Pam Irie profile image

      Pam Irie 

      4 years ago from Land of Aloha

      Every ingredient in this recipe is something I truly enjoy, so combining them has got to be a winner! Looking forward to this!

    • JohnCumbow profile image

      JohnCumbow 

      4 years ago

      I've never cared much for beets, but I dearly love roasted red peppers, so I just might have to give this recipe a try.

      Thanks for sharing.

    • Merrci profile image

      Merry Citarella 

      4 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Looks delicious! Pretty and colorful too. It's going on my list.

    • Elsie Hagley profile image

      Elsie Hagley 

      4 years ago from New Zealand

      Nice salad, as you said you can have it as a side dish or main meal. I like salads, this one looks very attractive, must make one for tea tonight. It's the first day of autumn in NZ, so salads days are nearly over, but I will still enjoy them right to winter.

    • profile image

      GrammieOlivia 

      4 years ago

      This sounds really good, I love the combination of vegetables and cheese. Yum!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)