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Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini

Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini

This is a great appetizer, the beets are delicious and easier to prepare, and I used more garlic too, very yummmy.













Low Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium


¾ pound beets
about 2 medium
1 cup water
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon lemon
grated rind
1 teaspoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoons sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground b
Cheese spread:
5 ounces goat (chevre) cheese
1 tablespoon mayonnaise, light
2 tablespoons tarragon leaves
minced fresh
teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
1 clove garlic
24 slices bread, french baguette
1/2-inch-thick, diagonally cut, toasted


Preheat oven to 375°.

To prepare beets, leave root and 1 inch of stem on beets; scrub with a brush.

Place beets in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish ; add 1 cup water to dish.

Cover and bake at 375° for 45 minutes or until tender.

Drain and cool. Trim off beet roots; rub off skins. Cut beets lengthwise into quarters, and cut each quarter crosswise into 9 (1/8-inch) slices.

In a medium bowl combine the vinegar, rind, juice, salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

Add beets; toss gently to coat.

To prepare cheese spread, combine goat cheese, mayonnaise, tarragon, ⅛ teaspoon pepper, and garlic in a small bowl.

Spread each baguette slice with 1 teaspoon cheese mixture; top with 3 slightly overlapping slices of beet.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 64g (2.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5153% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 124mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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