Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

I have been eyeing recipes for Beet and Goat Cheese terrine for a while. I loved how colorful and bright they were. Being Ukrainian we already have a natural affinity for beets, so I knew I would love this recipe.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

The goat cheese in this recipe is mixed with chives or green onion, thyme, garlic and other spices creates a nice fusion that just works!

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Light peppery flavor of the rucola brings the whole thing nicely together while keeping the calorie count down. If you want something fancy to impress your guests, but not too difficult to make this recipe is for you!

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine

Yield: 8  servings (each serving: two 1/2 inch slices)

Ingredients:

  • 2 small red beets, boiled until tender, peeled, sliced to 1/8 inch thickness (about 150 grams)
  • 2 small pink beets, boiled until tender, peeled, sliced to 1/8 inch thickness (about 150 grams)
  • 2 small yellow beets, boiled until tender, peeled, sliced to 1/8 inch thickness (about 150 grams)
  • 300 grams goat cheese, room temperature
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • Salt and Pepper

To serve: 

  • Rucola
  • Olive oil
  • Blasamic vinegar

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

In a bowl combine together the goat cheese, mayonnaise, garlic, green onion, thyme, salt & pepper and mix until well combined.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap, with enough overhang to wrap the top of the terrine once done.
line the bottom of the pan with half the sliced dark red beets. Spread thin layer of the goat cheese mixture on top. Repeat with the layer of red beets and goat cheese.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Cover with a layer of pink beet slices, follow with goat cheese, more beets and goat cheese again.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Now layer the yellow beets and goat cheese again, finishing with a layer of beets.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Wrap the top of the terrine with the overhand of the plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4-8 hours to set.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine - Goat cheese mixed with herbs and spices, then spread between layers of multicolored beets. | By Let the Baking Begin!

Slice into 1/2 inch slices and serve on a bed of rucola, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine

Beet and Herbed Goat Cheese Terrine. By Let the Baking Begin! @Letthebakingbg
5 from 1 vote
Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin!
Course: Appetizer
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings (each serving: two 1/2 inch slices)

Ingredients

  • 2 small red beets boiled until tender, peeled, sliced to 1/8 inch thickness (about 150 grams)
  • 2 small pink beets boiled until tender, peeled, sliced to 1/8 inch thickness (about 150 grams)
  • 2 small yellow beets boiled until tender, peeled, sliced to 1/8 inch thickness (about 150 grams)
  • 300 grams goat cheese room temperature
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • Salt and Pepper

To serve:

Instructions

  1. In a bowl combine together the goat cheese, mayonnaise, garlic, green onion, thyme, salt & pepper and mix until well combined.
  2. Line a loaf pan with plastic wrap, with enough overhang to wrap the top of the terrine once done.
  3. line the bottom of the pan with half the sliced dark red beets. Spread thin layer of the goat cheese mixture on top. Repeat with the layer of red beets and goat cheese.
  4. Cover with a layer of pink beet slices, follow with goat cheese, more beets and goat cheese again.
  5. Now layer the yellow beets and goat cheese again, finishing with a layer of beets.
  6. Wrap the top of the terrine with the overhand of the plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4-8 hours to set.
  7. Slice into 1/2 inch slices and serve on a bed of rucola, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

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