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Baked Beets Salad with Walnuts, Fresh Fennel, and Basil

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Serves 6


Pastry Ingredients

● 4 large beets
● 2 large fennels
● 1 cup roasted walnuts
● 1 cup fresh basil leaves
● 1 garlic clove, crushed
● 1 tsp. green chili, chopped
● 1 lemon, squeezed
● 3 tbsp. olive oil
● 1 tbsp. honey
● Salt and pepper to taste
● Aluminum foil


  1. Preheat oven to 430̊F
  2. Wrap each beet with aluminum foil and place on bottom of oven
  3. Bake for an hour, until soft
  4. Cool for 20 minutes
  5. While beets are baking, slice the fennels as thinly as possible
  6. In a bowl, combine the fennel, garlic, and lemon juice
  7. Peel beets and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  8. Add beets to the fennel and add olive oil, salt, pepper, and chili
  9. Cool until serving time
  10. Before serving, stir in the walnuts, basil and honey

BeTeavon and ENJOY!

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