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OCONOMOWOC -- If you're stop by a farmer's market in your neighborhood, you might wonder what's in season right now. The experts at Nugenesis Farm in Oconomowoc joined the Studio A team with answers.

Beet, Cucumber and Feta Salad with Parsley


For the vegetables:

  • olive oil
  • 1 lb beets, trimmed and cut into bite size pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 large cucumber, quartered and cut into bite size pieces
  • 4 ounces feta, crumbled
  • ¼ cup basil, chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Place beets on a baking sheet in a single layer. Generously drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bake for 20-30 minutes, turning half way, until tender. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together beets, cucumbers, feta, parsley and basil.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, and red wine vinegar. Pour dressing onto vegetables and toss salad. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Serves: 4

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