Beet Salad with Plums and Tofu Feta

Plums are a lovely compliment to beets. We have really enjoyed this salad, and as plums are still in season we will have it again as long as the plums last.

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 medium red beets
  • 4-5 ripe plums
  • 1 small red onion
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1½ cups prepared tofu feta (click here to see instructions)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fruit or white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder
  • lettuce or spinach leaves as bed

Directions:

to prepare the vegetables:

  1. Wash, trim and peel the beets.
  2. Cut into bite-sized pieces and boil.
  3. When the beets are tender, remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  4. Slice the small red onion very thinly.
  5. Cut the green parts of 2 spring onions as garnish for the salad.

to make the dressing:

  1. Place the ingredients in a bowl and whisk to blend.
  2. Season to taste with extra salt and pepper as needed.

to prepare the salad:

  1. Shred some lettuce as a bed for the salad, or optionally baby spinach leaves.
  2. Place the bed of lettuce or spinach on individual salad plates.
  3. Drain the liquid from the beets and divide the beets on the bed of greens.
  4. Wash the plums and slice.
  5. Add the plum slices to each salad.
  6. Place the tofu feta on the salad or crumble as desired.
  7. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and sprinkle the spring onions on top as a garnish.