If you don't have roasted beets on hand, you can substitute store-bought jarred beets in this otherwise no-cook cool-weather salad. See the recipe for Beet and Walnut Salad ». Ben Fink

Serve this salad at room temperature.

Beet and Walnut Salad Beet and Walnut Salad
This colorful salad is best served at room temperature.
Yield: serves 4


  • 2 cloves garlic , peeled and minced
  • 4 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp. walnut oil
  • 12 medium cooled Roasted Beets, peeled and cubed
  • 14 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • wedges of blue cheese


  1. Put garlic, vinegar, walnut oil, beets, walnuts, and salt and pepper to taste into a bowl and toss well. Serve with wedges of blue cheese on the side.