Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid
Episode: Mex My Way
Print
Total:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
1 hr
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 large golden beet, or 3 medium red beets (about 12 ounces), trimmed
Chile Oil:
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 red jalapeno chile, stemmed, seeded, and minced
Salad:
  • 1 tablespoon distilled vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup baby arugula

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Wrap the beet tightly in foil. Roast the beet directly on the oven rack for 40 minutes, or until just tender when pierced with a knife. Unwrap, cool to room temperature, and then refrigerate until completely chilled. (The beet can be made 1 day ahead. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate.)

For the chile oil: In a small saucepan, combine the oil and minced chile, and set over medium-high heat. As soon as the chile begins to sizzle and turns orange in color, turn off the heat. Transfer the chile oil to a small bowl and cool completely. (The chile oil can be made 1 day ahead. Keep covered at room temperature.)

Carefully peel the beet. Using a mandolin, set at 1/8-inch thickness, or a very sharp knife, cut the beet into paper-thin rounds. Arrange the beet slices overlapping on a large platter. Sprinkle the vinegar all over. Drizzle some of the chile oil (with the minced chile) all over the beets. Season the beet slices generously with salt and pepper. Sprinkle all over with the Gorgonzola cheese. Garnish with the arugula and serve.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Beet Salad

Recipe courtesy of Tia Mowry

Roasted Beet Salad

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Roasted Beet Salad

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Beautiful Beet Salad

Recipe courtesy of Siba Mtongana

Golden Gate Chili Ribs

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Biscuit Love Golden Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of Biscuit Love Truck

Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges and Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Beet and Carrot Slaw

Recipe courtesy of Young Sun Huh

Garlic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Channel

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here