Sea Scallops, Arugula, and Beet Salad Recipe

Sea Scallops, Arugula, and Beet Salad Recipe

How To Make Sea Scallops, Arugula, and Beet Salad

Just toss seared sea scallops, arugula, and beet with goat cheese and a honey vinaigrette to make with this delicious and nutritious bowl of beet salad.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



For the Dressing:

  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspcider vinegar
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1tspshallots,minced
  • tbspraw honey

For the Salad:

  • 2cupsyellow beets,diced, cooked and peeled
  • ¼cupgoat cheese,crumbled
  • 12large sea scallops,(12 large)
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • kosher salt and pepper,to taste
  • 5ozbaby arugula
  • 8grape tomatoes,halved


  1. Cover the beets with water in a medium pot and bring to a boil.

  2. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for about 50 to 60 minutes until tender when pierced with a fork.

  3. Peel and dice into small cubes; set aside to cool.

  4. Season scallops with salt and pepper.

  5. Heat a large nonstick pan on medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, spray with oil and place scallops in the pan.

  6. Sear without touching them for about 2 to 3 minutes, until the bottom forms a nice caramel colored crust.

  7. Turn and cook for about 1 to 2 more minutes until their centers are still slightly translucent. Careful not to overcook.

  8. Remove from the pan.

  9. Make the vinaigrette by whisking the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Toss with the arugula.

  10. Evenly divide the arugula between four large plates.

  11. Top each with ½ cup of beet, 1 ounce of goat cheese, tomato, and 3 scallops each. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 243.86kcal
  • Fat: 10.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.00g
  • Fiber: 3.09g
  • Sugar: 12.67g
  • Protein: 18.96g
  • Cholesterol: 33.97mg
  • Sodium: 670.80mg
  • Calcium: 98.74mg
  • Potassium: 694.39mg
  • Iron: 2.00mg
  • Vitamin A: 89.96µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.88mg
Want to share your experience making this Sea Scallops, Arugula, and Beet Salad Recipe or discuss variations you've tried? Head over to the Recipe Sharing forum and join the conversation!

Was this page helpful?

Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!