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Smoked Salmon and Roasted Beets Salad with a Goat Cheese Dressing with avocado, vertical shot

Smoked Salmon and Roasted Beets Salad

Course: Healthy lunch, Salad
Cuisine: French
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 271kcal
Author: Edyta
This Smoked Salmon and Roasted Beets Salad with a Goat Cheese Dressing is super nutritious with simple elegance. It can be served for lunch or light dinner and for sure it will please your guests.
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Roasted Beets

  • 3 Red Beets medium size
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Goat Cheese Dressing

  • 4 oz Goat Cheese plain
  • 4 tbsp Buttermilk
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil Extra Virgine
  • 1 tablespoon White Wine Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Dill chopped
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • 3 Roasted Beets peeled and cut into cubes
  • 6 slices Smoked Salmon
  • 4 cups Arugula
  • 1/2 Avocado sliced
  • 1 tbsp Chives or Scallion
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Dill
  • 1/2 Lemon for sprinkling


  • Preheat the oven to 400F
  • Was and fry the beets with paper towel. Place them individually on the aluminum foil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and olive oil. Wrap them and place them on a sheet pan;
  • Roast the beets for 50 minutes to an hour, depending on their size. Unwrap each beet and set aside for 10 minutes; until cool enough to handle;
  • Peel the beets with a small, sharp knife over a piece of parchment paper and cut into quarters;
  • In the meantime, in a food processor combine the goat cheese, buttermilk, white wine vinegar, olive oil, dill, salt and pepper;
  • Turn on the food processor and mixed until smooth. Set aside. 
  • Separate slices of smoked salmon. 
  • Slice the avocado;
  • Put the arugula on a serving platter and then arrange the beets, salmon, avocado and sprinkle with chives and dill.
  • Drizzle with goat cheese dressing and sprinkle with some lemon juice. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts
Smoked Salmon and Roasted Beets Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 306mg13%
Potassium 457mg13%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 595IU12%
Vitamin C 12.5mg15%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 306mg | Potassium: 457mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 595IU | Vitamin C: 12.5mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1.6mg