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Roasted Beets and Goats Cheese

beetsandcheese

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Herbs

6 beets, about 1 1/2 lb. total weight, greens removed*

1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme

1 tsp. chopped fresh chives

2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

2 oz. fresh goat cheese, crumbled

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400° F.

Wrap the beets individually in aluminum foil and roast until tender when pierced with a fork, about 1 hour depending on their size.

When cool, peel and quarter the beets and place in a serving bowl.

In a separate bowl, mix together the thyme, chives and olive oil. Drizzle the olive oil-herb mixture over the beets, season with salt and pepper, and top with the crumbled goat cheese. Serve right away. Serves 4.

*Don’t throw out those beet greens! They are delicious stir-fried, sautéed or braised.
Servings: 4, calories: 181, Protien 4g, Fat 14 g sat fat, chol 7mg, carbs 11 g, sodium 286mg, fiber 3g,
Remember that beets naturally lower your blood pressure!

In the picture they used three different types of beets.

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