Marinated beetroot with grilled goat's cheese

Marinated beetroot with grilled goat's cheese

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • Plus marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Earthy beetroot works perfectly with creamy goat's cheese for an easy but impressive starter

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal293
fat25g
saturates8g
carbs10g
sugars9g
fibre2g
protein9g
low insalt0.77g
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Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp olive oil , plus extra for greasing
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 4 raw beetroot , peeled and very thinly sliced on a mandoline or with a food processor slicing attachment
  • 2 x 100g vegetarian goat's cheese rounds with rind, halved horizontally
  • 4 handfuls rocket

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the oil, vinegar, sugar and thyme in a shallow dish and season well. Add the sliced beetroot and marinate for at least 1 hr or overnight, if you like.

  • STEP 2

    Heat grill to high. Season the goat’s cheese slices, then place on an oiled baking tray and grill for 2-3 mins until golden and melting.

  • STEP 3

    Lift out the beetroot, reserving the marinade, and divide between 4 plates. Top with the rocket, a round of goat’s cheese and a little more rocket. Drizzle with the marinade and serve.

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