A Salad Tower: Roasted Beets, Red Onions, Mozzarella & Tomatoes
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They say you eat with your eyes first - this salad tower is warm and cool to the taste, and makes a beautiful presentation - not mention it's delicious too! #eatyourveggies
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
  • 2 large yellow beets, washed, peeled, stems removed and sliced ½" thick rounds
  • 1 medium red onion, peeled and sliced, ¼" thick rounds
  • Fresh mozzarella log, pre-sliced is nice, 8 slices
  • 1 medium tomato, washed, sliced ½" thick rounds
  • 2 handfuls of arugula, thoroughly rinsed
  • Seasonings, dill, salt, pepper, olive oil & balsamic vinegar
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
  2. To a large cooking sheet, add the beets and red onion slices
  3. Drizzle with olive oil, season with dill, salt & pepper. Then drizzle with Balsamic
  4. Cook for 20 minutes, until the beets are fork-tender
  5. Start "building" your tower!
  6. Place arugula in the middle of the plate. Season it with salt, pepper and dill. Add 1 slice each, beets, mozzarella, tomato, and repeat until it stands 5-6" tall. Add the red onions to the top. Drizzle a little olive oil and Balsamic to the top and serve.
Recipe by This Little Italian at https://thislittleitalian.com/a-salad-tower-roasted-beets-red-onions-mozzarella-tomatoes/