Beet Pesto Cucumber Bites
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Holiday
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Serves: 18
 
Easy, festive, healthy appetizers for your holiday table!
Ingredients
  • 2 medium beets
  • ½ cup diced toasted walnuts
  • A few sprigs of parsley
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Wrap beets in aluminum foil and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 50 minutes or so, until fork tender. Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature.
  3. Peel beets and chop beets. Place in food processor with walnuts and parsley. Pulse until very small bits while drizzling in olive oil. When mixture is in small bits. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Slice cucumber into rounds that are about ⅓ inch thick. Place about 1 tablespoon of beet mixture on top. Crumble goat cheese on top. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Healthy Family Recipes at http://www.apronstringsblog.com/beet-pesto-cucumber-bites/