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Roasted Beet & Bacon Salad

Traeger Kitchen


Roasted Beet & Bacon Salad

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

45

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Kick up your salad with crispy bacon and maple wood roasted beets. Tossed together with walnuts, sweet pears, and avocado, this versatile salad makes the perfect side.

Ingredients

  • 2 Medium beets

  • 8 Slices bacon

  • 1/4 Cup pecans

  • 2 Pears, fresh

  • 2 avocados

  • 1 Head lettuce

  • 1/4 Cup Champagne Vinaigrette

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Place beets on a foil-lined baking sheet and top with bacon. Place baking sheet directly on the grill grate (while preheating) and cook for 25 minutes.
  • 3

  • 4

    Spread everything out in a single layer and continue to cook for another 15 minutes or until beets are tender and bacon is crispy.
  • 5

    Add pecans and walnuts and roast for 5 more minutes. Spoon out and place on paper towels to drain and cool.
  • 6

    Once bacon is cool to the touch, roughly chop into medium pieces.
  • 7

    Place bacon, beets, pecans, pears, avocado, and lettuce in a large salad bowl. Drizzle with champagne vinaigrette, toss to coat, and serve. Enjoy!