Beet, Basil, and Orange Salad

neil bougourd | 09 June, 2022


3 whole beets - boiled, peeled and thinly sliced

2 oranges - peeled and sliced

3 Tbsp fresh basil - finely chopped 

OPTIONAL - crumbled feta cheese on top for a delicious lunch salad.

dressing ingredients

1/2 cup orange olive oil,3 Tbsp wine vinegar - either red or white,1/2 orange for juicing, pinch of salt.

Put olive oil and pinch of salt in a bowl and whisk. Blend together the juice of the orange with the wine vinegar and slowly drizzle it into the oil while whisking.


Layer the sliced beets , and then top with slices of orange, and then slices of beets, and then sliced of orange - keep going until you are done with slices. After each layer drizzle a bit of the dressing. Sprinkle the basil over the top and pour over any remaining dressing.

Serve as a side for grilled fish, or chicken.