This light and colourful salad makes a delicious addition to any BBQ or is hearty enough as a meal on it’s own.


  • 12 asparagus spears, blanched and refreshed in iced water

  • 6 baby beetroots or 3 large beetroots, roasted, then peeled and quartered

  • 4 cups mixed lettuce leaves

  • 1 small orange, peeled and segmented

  • 1 grapefruit, peeled and segmented *or another orange

  • 75g goats cheese

  • ½ cup walnuts, toasted, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp walnut oil

  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 12 mint leaves, thinly sliced

  • Sea salt & pepper, to taste


  • 1.

    In a large salad bowl, combine lettuce, beetroot, asparagus, orange, grapefruit, goats cheese and walnuts and toss gently to combine

  • 2.

    To make the dressing, combine the oils, vinegar, mint leaves, whisk together and season with salt and pepper

  • 3.

    Drizzle salad with the dressing and serve

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Posted by Lucinda62Report
I made this for Christmas with blood oranges and it disappeared. However I chopped the beetroot up finely into little squares and the oranges into smaller pieces. The flavors were amazing.
Posted by Janice88Report
Definitely a bright, visually appealing dish. It tastes fantastic too!