Beef & Beet Canapes


  • 1 jar (16 ounces) Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets
  • 2 containers (8 ounces each) chive and onion flavor cream cheese
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 32 slices deli pastrami (See Note)
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley


Makes 128 canapés.

  1. Drain beets well; coarsely chop.  Set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, combine cream cheese, horseradish and black pepper; blend well.
  3. Working with 1 slice of pastrami at a time, cut slice in half crosswise.  Spread 1/2 tablespoon cream cheese mixture over slice; top with 5 to 7 beet pieces.  Firmly roll pastrami from shortest side.  Cut each roll in half; dip cut edge into parsley.  Arrange on serving platter.



Substitute sliced deli turkey, roast beef or corned beef for pastrami.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving (1/128 of recipe): 20 calories; 2g protein; less than 1g carbohydrate; 1g fat; 100mg sodium; 10mg cholesterol; 0g fiber; 0mg iron; 0.00mg thiamin; 77IU vitamin A; 1mg vitamin C.