Goat's Cheese and Beetroot Salad

By emmakenneally

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


  • 1 packet of rocket
  • 1 large handful of walnuts
  • 3-4 cooked beetroots
  • 1 large round of goats cheese
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Black pepper & salt

Everyone needs some easy, delicious and healthy recipes in their arsenal that can be whipped together in mere minutes when the munchies come. I love this salad and you see lots of variations of this in salad bars and deli's all around Dublin. It couldn't be easier to make and is gorgeous on its own, but also makes a perfect side salad to a piece of meat or a summer BBQ.

This took me about 5 minutes to make and I was taking my time, so see how quick you can throw it together!


Step 1

Five main ingredients. Easy.

Step 2

Slice up the beetroot.

Step 3

Then slice again so they're baton shaped.

Step 4

Slice up the goats cheese.

Step 5

And then tear it into bite sized chunks.

Step 6

Rougly chop up the walnuts. (Putting the weight of your hand on the top half of the knife makes them less likely to ricochet off the walls).

Step 7

Throw them into a bowl.

Step 8

Rinse the rocket, then pat off the excess water.

Step 9

Throw into the bowl with the cheese, beetroot & walnuts.

Step 10

Add in a little bit of oil, about 2 tbsps worth.

Step 11

Roughly toss is all together with your hands.

Step 12

Crack a little black pepper and salt over the top.

Step 13

Arrange into servings bowls.

Step 14

Serve straight away. This will keep in the fridge for a day or two also.

That really couldn't be easier and really just involved chopping and throwing things together in a bowl. There's no excuse not to eat healthily with gems that are this easy and delicious!