Beet & Goat Cheese Tartines

Beet & Goat Cheese Tartines

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From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2016

Roasting small multicolored beets makes a gorgeous topping for this healthy open-face sandwich recipe. For a flavor boost, try stirring fresh or dried herbs, such as thyme or rosemary, into the goat cheese spread. Serve with roast chicken and a green salad to make it a meal.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 small red and/or golden beets, scrubbed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces soft goat cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 slices crusty whole-grain bread ( ½ inch thick), lightly toasted
  • Fresh thyme and/or flaky sea salt for garnish

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  1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add beets, cover and steam until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Let stand on a clean cutting board until cool enough to handle. Rub off the skins with your fingers or a paper towel. Cut the beets into wedges or slices. Transfer to a bowl and toss with oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  2. Stir goat cheese and milk in a medium bowl until smooth. Season with pepper. Spread about 2 tablespoons of the mixture on each piece of toast. Top with some of the beets and garnish with thyme and/or flaky salt, if desired.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tartine
  • Per serving: 225 calories; 11 g fat(5 g sat); 4 g fiber; 21 g carbohydrates; 11 g protein; 114 mcg folate; 14 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 333 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 92 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 452 mg sodium; 355 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (28% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1½ vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat, ½ fat

Reviews 1

December 20, 2016
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By: kelly
This has always been one of my go-to snacks for myself or an easy one for parties. Change from balsamic to citrus for spring and summer. Delicious and healthy.
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