Roast Balsamic Beetroot With Walnut Crusted Hot Goat's Cheese

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 9mins




  • Pre-heat the grill (broiler) to its highest setting.
  • Mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar and crushed garlic together, and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Place the beetroot in a grilling or roasting pan/tray. Drizzle the dressing over the sliced beetroot and place under the grill until it is tinged brown around the edges and the dressing is bubbling and hot.
  • ( If you have your oven on already, you can oven roast the beetroot in a hot oven for about 3 - 5 minutes.).
  • Arrange the beetroot on a large plate with the baby salad leaves to one side.
  • Place the baguette under the grill and toast ONE side of the bread.
  • Place the goat's cheese slices on the UNTOASTED side of the baguette. Press the walnut pieces into the goat's cheese and season with salt and pepper. Place under the grill and cook until the cheese has melted and is bubbling.
  • Place the toasted walnut and goat's cheese croute on to the plate with the beetroot and salad leaves, and drizzle the hot dressing over the cheese and beetroot.
  • Serve with additional salad dressing for the salad leaves and crusty bread.
  • Serves 2 to 4 people, as an appetiser or a light luncheon dish.