This salad offers a new way to eat fresh plums. Married with the savoury flavours of arugula, beets and crumbly blue cheese, the plums offer a juicy sweetness to each bite. Enjoy as a light side dish with juicy steak or fish fillet.
Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
Wrap beets tightly in foil package. Place on baking sheet. Roast beets until tender, about 60 minutes. Unwrap beets; cool completely. Peel beets and cut into wedges. Set aside in bowl.
In bowl, whisk vinegar, honey and mustard until combined. Slowly whisk in olive oil until blended. Whisk in chives, salt and pepper. Pour 1 tbsp (15 ml) of dressing over beets and toss to combine.
In large bowl, combine plums, red onion and arugula. Toss with remaining dressing.
Arrange beets over a large platter. Top with plum mixture, sprinkle with crumbled cheese and walnuts.