Beet & Goat Cheese Grain Bowl

December 6, 2017

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Beet + Goat Cheese Grain Bowl

  • Author: kelsey nixon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


A hearty grain bowl with an ingredient match made in heaven – beets and goat cheese! Earthy beets, tangy goat cheese, dark leafy greens, and extra creamy balsamic dressing.



  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 3 beets (cooked + cubed)
  • 2 cups shredded chicken (cooked (from ½ rotisserie chicken))
  • 3 clementines (peeled + wedged)
  • 4 cups shredded kale
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese (crumbled)
  • 1/3 cup pistachios (chopped)

Creamy Balsamic Dressing

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Wild Rice: Cook according to package directions.
  2. Dressing: In a mason jar, combine dressing ingredients together and shake until smooth. 
  3. Mix: In a large bowl, combine wild rice, beets, chicken, and clementines. Toss with a little bit of dressing. (This can be done ahead of time and kept in the fridge for up to 3 days.)
  4. Assemble: For serving, in a large serving bowl, add the wild rice mixture on top of the kale . Top with goat cheese, pistachios, and extra dressing.


Meal Prep: store wild rice, beets, chicken, and clementines together. Combine with kale, goat cheese, and pistachios, and additional dressing before serving. 

*If using raw beets: Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Toss beets and sweet potatoes in with a little bit of olive oil and salt. Spread on parchment-lined baking sheets. Roast for 30 minutes.

  • Category: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish

Keywords: Beet, goat cheese, grain bowl