Beet, Arugula and Dried Fruits Salad

Beet, Arugula and Dried Fruits Salad

Beet, Arugula and Dried Fruits Salad

Dress up your arugula salad with Probiotic Apricots and cranberries for a healthy vegan treat. Your taste buds and your gut will thank you!

  • People: Serves 4
  • Prep/Cook Time: 20min / 10min
  • Health: 230 calories per serving
Beet, Arugula and Dried Fruits Salad

Dress up your arugula salad with Probiotic Apricots and cranberries for a healthy vegan treat. Your taste buds and your gut will thank you!

  • People: Serves 4
  • Prep/Cook Time: 20min / 10min
  • Health: 230 calories per serving

Ingredients

Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white or traditional balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons stone-ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste 
Salad
  • 2 cups sliced, cooked baby beets
  • 1 (5-oz.) container baby arugula
  • 1/3 cup halved and thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup 1/4-inch diced Mariani Probiotic Apricots
  • 1/4 cup dried Mariani Cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons roasted, salted pumpkin seeds

Instructions

Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the squash and fry, covered, for 25 mins, turning every so often. Add the halloumi and turn the heat up to high. Fry, uncovered, for a further 5 mins until golden and the squash is tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, put the cooked quinoa in a large bowl. Stir in the rocket and most of the coriander and pomegranate seeds, reserving some to garnish.
Salad
  • 1. Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat. Add the squash and fry, covered, for 25 mins, turning every so often. Add the halloumi and turn the heat up to high. Fry, uncovered, for a further 5 mins until golden and the squash is tender.
  • 2. Meanwhile, put the cooked quinoa in a large bowl. Stir in the rocket and most of the coriander and pomegranate seeds, reserving some to garnish.
  • 3. Mix the dressing ingredients in a bowl and add to the pan. Sizzle for 2-3 mins, stirring to coat, until reduced.
  • Tip: Can't find tamarind paste? Blitz two pitted dates with 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar and use in the same way.

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