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Easy Beet and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

Fresh beets, arugula, hemp hearts, and goat cheese are drizzled with a balsamic glaze and topped off with lemon juice for this easy and delicious beet and arugula salad.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 person
Author: Rebecca



  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/2 whole beet cooked and chopped
  • 1 oz goat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon hemp hearts
  • 1/2 tablespoon balsamic glaze such as Sprout's brand
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


  • Assemble salad by starting with arugula (2 c), then add chopped beets (1/2 whole), using a spoon, scoop up goat cheese (1 oz) and place into 3-4 dollops on salad, sprinkle hemp hearts (1 tsp) on top. 
  • Then drizzle balsamic glaze (1/2 tbsp) over salad and squeeze lemon juice (1/2 tsp) on top. 
  • Finish with freshly ground salt and pepper if desired.



  • Want to steam your own beets? Follow these simple instructions
  • Add grilled chicken or edamame & a slice of your favorite crusty bread to make this salad into a full meal.
  • You can substitute the balsamic glaze with a drizzle of olive oil & balsamic vinegar.