Shaved Beet and Bitter Greens Salad with Garlic Balsamic Vinaigrette

25 mins (prep 25)
9 ingredients
makes 8 servings
Yes, the paper-thin disks of raw beet will spill their pink color across the escarole and frisée dressed with a lusty vinaigrette, but don't fret—those splashes are part of this simple salad's charm.

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  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium beet, trimmed and peeled
  • 3/4 pound escarole, torn into bite-size pieces (10 cups)
  • 1/4 pound frisée, torn into bite-size pieces (6 cups)
  • 6 ounces radicchio (1 large head), torn into bite-size pieces
  • equipment: an adjustable-blade slicer


Serving Size (88.68 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 152.39 Calories from Fat 136.8
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.2g 187.08%
Saturated Fat 2.15g 86.05%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.43mg 1.13%
Sodium 195.88mg 65.29%
Total Carbohydrate 3.82g 10.17%
Dietary Fiber 0.23 g 7.42%
Sugars 2.47 g %
Protein 0.66g 10.52%
Vitamin A 378.71IU% Vitamin C 2.48mg%
Calcium 12.44mg% Iron 0.4mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large garlic clove, whole-grain mustard, an