Roast Beef & Beet Nosh

November/December 2011

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Horseradish sour cream, pickled beets and roast beef top toasted rye bread for a yummy appetizer reminiscent of a delicious deli sandwich. Look for pickled beets in jars or cans near other pickled vegetables in most supermarkets. You can use 24 rye crackers instead of the toasted rye bread, if desired.

Roast Beef & Beet Nosh

Makes: 2 dozen

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  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 24 slices pickled beets, halved if large
  • 4 slices Jewish rye bread, toasted and each cut into 6 pieces
  • 4 slices roast beef (about 4 ounces), cut into 24 pieces
  • 24 fresh parsley leaves for garnish


  1. Combine sour cream and horseradish in small bowl. Place a piece of pickled beet on each rye toast. Place a folded piece of roast beef on the beet. Top with a generous 1/4 teaspoon horseradish-sour cream. Garnish with a parsley leaf.


Per piece: 25 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 3 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 0 g fiber; 52 mg sodium; 39 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: Free Food

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Ease of Preparation
Total Time
15 minutes or less
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Diabetes appropriate
Low carbohydrate
8 or more
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