Roasted Beet Salad with Bacon and Poached Egg

There is a lot going on in this salad – in addition to the beets, bacon, and the egg it also has spiced pecans and croutons.  It makes for a very satisfying salad with that breakfast for dinner vibe.  It does have a lot of steps but some things like the croutons, beets, and nuts can be made a day or so ahead of time or made in larger quantities for use later in the week.  I usually will roast and marinate all of the beets I have for the week, using part for the salad and some to snack on or use as a side over the next couple days, same thing goes for the spiced nuts.

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