Roasted Red and Golden Beet and Goat Cheese Tower

The combination of beets and goat cheese pack a lot of flavor in a presentation that’s sure to impress.

Roasted Beets

  • 2  red beets, peeled and sliced ¼ inch thick
  • 2  golden beets, peeled and sliced ¼ inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.  
  2. Lay out beets on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.  Brush with oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  3. Bake in the oven about 20 minutes until beets become tender. Remove from oven and allow cooling to room temperature.

Whipped Goat Cheese

  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chives, minced
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  1. In a mixing bowl, whip goat cheese, chives, and skim milk, until light and airy, about 10 minutes.
  2. Place in a pastry bag and place in the refrigerator until ready to plate.


  • ¾ cup white balsamic vinegar 
  1. In a small pot add balsamic vinegar over high heat and reduce until it becomes syrup, about 10 minutes.
  2. Place in a small bowl or squeeze bottle and set aside, allow cooling.

For Plating

  • 2 ounces truffle oil
  • 1 cup mixed micro greens
  • 2 ounces pistachio nuts, finely chopped
  1. Place a red beet slice in the center of the plate, pipe on the goat cheese mixture and top with a golden beet.  
  2. Repeat process until there are about 4-5 layers of beets on the plate, with a beet at the top of the tower.
  3. Place about ¼ cup of micro greens next to the tower.
  4. Drizzle oil and reduction on top of greens and beet tower.
  5. Garnish with a sprinkle of pistachio nuts. Serve immediately.