Bruschetta of Beets with Goat Cheese and Truffle Oil

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Serve this beautiful and absolutely scrumptious appetizer to your guests, then sit back and enjoy the compliments. Try golden and red beets together for dramatic color contrast.


  • 2 medium beets, unpeeled, well-washed, and with 1 inch of stem attached
  • 8 ½-inch


  1. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil, covered, over high heat. When the water reaches a boil, add the beets, cover, and cook for about 30-45 minutes, depending on size, until fork-tender. Drain and set aside until cool enough to handle. After the beets have cooled, peel the skin from them using your fingers or a peeler. Slice the beets into about