BEETS & BRIE APPETIZER

BEETS & BRIE APPETIZER


PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES   |   BAKE TIME: 10 MINUTES

PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES   |   BAKE TIME: 10 MINUTES


INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 cup chopped Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets, well drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons pear or cranberry preserves or fruit spread
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion
  • 1 brie cheese wheel (13.2 ounces), about 5-1/2 x 1-1/4 inches
  • Sliced apples, pears, bread or crackers, for serving

DIRECTIONS

Makes about 8 appetizer servings.

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.  In a small bowl, combine beets, pecans, preserves and green onion.
  2. Remove top rind from brie cheese, leaving sides and bottom intact.  Place cheese on foil-lined baking sheet.  Spoon beet mixture onto brie, mounding mixture to cover top.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes just until cheese is softened and topping is warm.  Let stand about 15 minutes.  Transfer to serving plate.  Serve with sliced apples, pears, bread or crackers.


NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per serving (1/8 of recipe): 181 calories; 9 g protein; 5 g carbohydrate;  14 g fat;  293 mg sodium;  43 mg cholesterol;  less than 1 g dietary fiber;  0.32 mg iron; 0.05 mg thiamin;  268 IU vitamin A;  1 mg vitamin C.