Beet Chips with Goat Cheese Guacamole

A forever favorite of the delicious pairings in foodie’s eyes might be that of beets and goat cheese. Tangy, creamy goat cheese paired with a sweet, earthy beet provides a flavor profile that makes the taste buds giggle and hungry hands reach for more bites. While enjoying the summer months, why not keep on enjoying this winning combo as a reinvention of a picnic favorite: chips and guacamole. But not just any chips and dip, Beet Chips and Goat Cheese Guacamole. Revel in the salty, crisp beet as it scoops up tangy yet refreshing guacamole for a home run nosh.

 Beet Chips

2 large beets (or 3 cups)  (sliced 1/16th inch thick by mandolin)
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 350F. Slice beets and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. On a greased baking sheet, place beets in a single layer and bake 20 -25 minutes (in middle rack), flipping halfway through. You want them crispy, but not burnt. Let cool.

Goat Cheese Guacamole

2 medium avocado
Juice of 2 lime
½ yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
1 small jalapeño, diced
2 tablespoon chopped tomato
1/3 cup soft goat cheese
Salt and pepper

Mash avocado in a bowl and add lime juice. Stir in onion through goat cheese until combined. Season with salt and pepper.

Beet Chips (nutrition per 1 cup serving)
Calories: 61;  Total Fat: 0g;  Sat Fat: 0g; Sodium: 499mg; Carbs: 13g; Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 9g Protein 2g

Guacamole (nutrition per ¼ cup serving)
Calories: 104; Fat: 9g; Sat Fat: 2g; Sodium: 31mg; Carbs: 6g; Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 2g

 

Contributed by Devan Alusik

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One Response

  1. Such a great idea making the beets into chips! Beets and goat cheese are one of my favorite combos so ill definitely have to try this!

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