NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Golden Beet Sliders
Chef Chris Montero
Yields: 1 serving
2 each Multi-grain slider buns (or dinner rolls), sliced in half
2 slices Roasted golden beets (recipe below)
2 each Goat cheese balls (recipe below)
2 tablespoons Orange marmalade
4 ounces Baby arugula
Pre-heat oven to 400F. Slightly flatten each goat cheese ball and place on top of beet slices. Heat beets and slider buns in the oven for about two minutes. Remove buns. Cook beets for another 2-3 minutes. Meanwhile, spread ½ tablespoons of orange marmalade on each top- half of slider buns. When ready, place beets and goat cheese on bottom bun. Top with 2 ounces arugula, and top bun.
Roasted Golden Beets
3-4 each Golden beets, large
2 teaspoons Unsalted butter, divided
2 teaspoons Salt
2 teaspoons Black pepper
Preheat oven to 400F. Wash beets thoroughly. Individually wrap beets in foil, with ½ tsp butter, salt, and pepper. Bake about 45 minutes, or until thin bladed knife passes easily into beet. (cooking times will vary depending on beets.) Unwrap, cool, and peel beets. Skins should remove easily. Slice into ½" slices.
Herbed Goat Cheese Balls
Yields: 8 servings
1 pound Fresh goat cheese
2 tablespoons Parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon Basil, chopped
½ tablespoon Thyme, chopped
1 teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Black pepper
Combine all ingredients thoroughly. Portion into 1 oz balls.