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Categories: Appetizers, Vegetarian

Radish and goat cheese canapes

Round and red and crisp, they're casually tossed on the plate at your favorite taco stand or jumbled in a jar at the salad bar, full of color and crunch but ultimately signifying nothing. But hold on -- there's more ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 8 to 10
  • 2 bunches radishes
  • 9 ounces fresh goat cheese
  • 1 baguette loaf
  • Coarse salt

Step 1Trim the tops from the radishes and wash and pat dry. Chop some of the brightest and freshest tops to make two-thirds cup.

Step 2Pulse the chopped tops with the goat cheese in a small food processor until nearly smooth.

Step 3Thinly slice the radishes. Slice the baguette thin and lightly toast.

Step 4Spread 2 to 3 teaspoons of the goat cheese mixture on each slice. Top each slice with 3 or 4 radish slices and sprinkle with coarse salt. Serve on a platter lined with remaining radish tops.

Each serving:
148 calories; 7 grams protein; 15 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 1 gram fat; 4 grams saturated fat; 12 mg. cholesterol; 268 mg. sodium.
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