Beet Salad with Honey Harvest Dressing

Try this light and refreshing beet salad with honey harvest dressing made with Aunt Sue’s® honey.



  • 1/2 cup Aunt Sue’s® honey
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/3 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/3 teaspoon thyme


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients, then set aside while you prepare salad.

Salad Ingredients

  • 2 pounds medium-size beets
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces goat cheese, crumbled into small pieces
  • 1/2 pound lettuce greens


  • 1. Place beets in a medium-size pot and cover with cold water and apple juice. Bring the water to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook the beets until they are tender, 35-40 minutes. Remove from heat and drain thoroughly in a colander. Peel and cut the beets into wedges.
  • 2. Add the cooked drained beets to the dressing, toss to coat and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 3. Add cucumber slices and goat cheese to the lettuce mix. Add the beet mixture. Lightly toss to coat and incorporate all ingredients.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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