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Uncommon Recipe: Phat Beets Happy Appy

July 3, 2010

Phat Beets

Ok, so it’s not quite as patriotic as red, white and blue, but it looks festive enough for the Fourth, no? This tasty treat is a breeze to make and is great if you have some extra blueberries around (maybe leftover from a blueberry pie or a flag cake:)?). The sweet and earthy taste of the beets and the blueberries are a great complement to the mild goat cheese and salty crunch of the crostini.

Let’s turn it up!

Rick Field’s Happy Appy

-Fresh goat cheese, softened
-Crostini or crackers (To make your own, slice a day-old baguette into ¼” rounds. Brush both sides lightly with olive oil and toast in 400 degree oven for 7-10 minutes until crisp and golden. Cool completely.)
-Rick’s Picks Phat Beets cut into 1” pieces
-Fresh blueberries (optional)

Spread a teaspoon of goat cheese on crostini or crackers. Place a Phat Beet on top. Crown with a blueberry!

Other ideas for Phat Beets:

Add Phat Beets to a spinach salad with mild blue cheese and thinly sliced red onions. Toss with your favorite vinaigrette.

Stir chopped Phat Beets into Greek-style yogurt and season with salt and pepper. Dip you favorite veggies or crackers for a healthy snack!.

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