RECIPE: Goat Cheese + Beet Terrine



RECIPE: Goat Cheese + Beet Terrine
Goat Cheese + Beet Terrine
This recipe is great if you want to get all fancy in the kitchen and impress your friends with your culinary skills. Warning: this is not a quick dish.
  • 4 purple beets
  • 4 yellow beets
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp of dried oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely grated)
  • 14 oz goat cheese
  • Dash of sea salt and pepper  
How to prepare: 

1. As preparation line a 4"W x 8" L loaf tin with parchment paper.

2. Scrub the beets, then place in a pan or pot, cover beets with water and cook at a medium boil for about 30 to 40 minutes until tender.

3. Set aside to cool, then peel. (Watch out these vegetables are colorful. So I might wear a shirt in which you plan to wear to dinner. Aprons are great too!)

4. In a large bowl mix all the chopped herbs and garlic with the goat cheese. After a tastes test season with salt and pepper.

5. On a cutting board slice the cooked beets into various thicknesses (ranging from 1/8" - 1/16")

6. Put a layer of golden beets along the bottom of the tin, followed by a thin layer of the garlic and herb goats cheese mix.

7. Create 1 layer of beets and then 1 layer of cheese to create 12 total layers of cheese and beets!

8. Pull the parchment paper over to cover the entire terrine.

9. Place a weight on top of the tin and leave in the fridge overnight or for 8 hours to set.

10. 8 hours later...

11. Cover the terrine with a plate and turn upside down. Slice and serve or refrigerate until needed.

 

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