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Beet Salad with Goat Cheese Toasts Recipe

Beet Salad with Goat Cheese Toasts Recipe

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How To Make Beet Salad with Goat Cheese Toasts

Enjoy bites of sweet and spicy, with hints of creaminess, all in one plate by whipping up this low-fat, healthy beet salad recipe!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 8 minutes
Total: 1 hour 18 minutes



  • 8medium beets,(1¾ lbs)
  • 1cuppure maple syrup
  • tspcayenne pepper
  • 2tbspred wine vinegar
  • 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1garlic clove
  • salt
  • 12slicesbaguette,½ inch thick
  • ½cupfresh goat cheese,(4 oz)
  • 1tsppoppy seeds
  • 4bibb lettuce heads,(3 oz each)


  1. In a medium saucepan, cover the beets with water and bring to a boil. Simmer over moderate heat for about 25 minutes, until tender.

  2. Transfer the beets to a plate and let cool, then peel and cut into ½-inch dices. Reserve 2 cups of the cooking liquid in the saucepan.

  3. Add the maple syrup to the pan and boil over moderately high heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the beets and cayenne and simmer over moderate heat for about 30 minutes, until the beets are sweet and hot.

  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beets to a plate.

  5. Boil the cooking liquid for about 8 minutes, until slightly thickened. Return the beets to the pan and let cool to room temperature.

  6. In a small bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons of the beet syrup with the vinegar, olive oil and garlic and season with salt. Spread each toast with 2 teaspoons of goat cheese; sprinkle with poppy seeds.

  7. In a large bowl, toss the lettuce with the beets and vinaigrette.

  8. Mound the salad on plates, set the goat cheese toasts alongside and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 505.13kcal
  • Fat: 13.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.52g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 88.45g
  • Fiber: 7.35g
  • Sugar: 61.70g
  • Protein: 12.51g
  • Cholesterol: 10.35mg
  • Sodium: 1103.35mg
  • Calcium: 223.90mg
  • Potassium: 1151.32mg
  • Iron: 5.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 350.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.78mg
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