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Sauteed Beet Greens and Herbed Goat Cheese Crostini

 
Sauteed Beet Greens and Herbed Goat Cheese Crostini
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Simply saute the beet greens with some garlic, a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar, mix the soft goat cheese with some fresh thyme leaves, which are placed on top of toasted bread. Great flavor and texture all in one bite.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

3

min

Ready

15

min

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

Ingredients

Herbed goat cheese:
½ cup goat (chevre) cheese
softened
*
2 tablespoons thyme
leaves, fresh, finely chopped
*
1 small garlic cloves
minced or finely chopped
*
1 x black pepper
as needed
*
Beet greens:
1 teaspoon olive oil
or other vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic
or as needed, minced
1 bunch beet greens
tough stems removed, and coarsely chopped
*
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
*
To serve:
1 each bread, french baguette
or other crusty bread, sliced, brushed with garlic-olive oil, toasted
*
1 x lemon
wedges
*

Directions

To make the herbed goat cheese:

In a small bowl, mix together the softened goat cheese, thyme, garlic and black pepper to taste until well combined. Set aside.

To sauté the greens:

Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet until hot.

Add the garlic, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Stir in the beet greens, cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until the greens are wilted.

Add the balsamic vinegar, and cook for another 1 minute.

Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

To assemble the crostini:

Spread the goat cheese evenly on each slice of baguette.

Top with a tablespoon or two sauteed beet greens.

Drizzle with some fresh lemon juice from lemon wegdes.

Serve and enjoy!

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Simply saute the beet greens with some garlic, a little olive oil and balsamic vinegar, mix the soft goat cheese with some fresh thyme leaves, which are placed on top of toasted bread. Great flavor and texture all in one bite.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 14g (0.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 2345% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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