Roxanne Chan’s Spicy Sweet Beet and Blue Salad entry in the Sue Bee Honey Sweet Eats Recipe Contest!

Spicy Sweet Beet and Blue Salad
Serves 4
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Honey Glazed Walnuts
  1. 1 1/2 Tbsp Sue BeeĀ® Orange Blossom Honey
  2. 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  3. 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  4. 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  5. 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  6. 1 cup chopped walnuts
Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette
  1. 1/4 cup olive oil
  2. 2 Tbsp Sue Bee Orange Blossom Honey
  3. 2 Tbsp lime juice
  4. 1 Tbsp chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  5. 2 Tbsp snipped parsley
  6. 1/4 tsp garlic salt
Salad
  1. 6 cups mixed salad greens
  2. 2 cups sliced cooked beets
  3. 1/4 cup chopped celery
  4. 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  5. 1/4 cup snipped basil
  6. 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
For the Honey Glazed Walnuts
  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium nonstick skillet.
  2. Cook over medium high heat, stirring for 5 minutes to toast the nuts.
  3. Spread out onto a lightly oiled foil lined tray; set aside.
For the Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette
  1. Process all ingredients till smooth; set aside.
  2. Place the greens on a serving platter.
  3. Arrange the beets on top.
  4. Combine the celery, onion, basil and blue cheese in a small bowl; sprinkle over the salad then drizzle a little vinaigrette over all,passing the rest separately.
  5. Top with the nuts.
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