This Roasted Beet Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is tangy, sweet, salty, and everything you could possibly want in a salad. It makes the perfect, colorful side for the winter holidays when citrus is in season, or to enjoy all year round. Packed with buttery beets, tangy goat cheese, sweet candied walnuts, savory red onions, and baby greens, the salad alone is delicious. Top it with the grapefruit vinaigrette made with bright citrus, tangy dijon mustard, and sweet honey, and you’ve got yourself a match made in salad heaven!
Oh, beets. How I love you. I think my generation grew up with an engrained hatred of beets (thanks to one of our favorite childhood cartoons, Doug). But when I tried them for the first time, I immediately fell in love. To me, they taste like candy. Sweet, buttery, and earthy, with the most unique texture and the most gorgeous color in the world….