Balsamic-Glazed Beets with Goat Cheese

balsamic-glazed beets with goat cheese Side Dish
Balsamic-Glazed Beets with Goat Cheese
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

For a tangy, full-of-flavor side dish, try these simple slow-cooked beets. Sprinkled with toasted walnuts and goat cheese, they add a special touch to dinnertime.


  • 3 lb beets, peeled, cut into 1/2-slices (4 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/4 cup crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese with herbs (1 oz)


  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix beets, apple juice, vinegar, garlic and salt.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, sprinkle walnuts in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until nuts begin to brown, then stirring constantly until nuts are light brown. Set aside.
  • 4
    In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; stir into beets in slow cooker. Cook uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until sauce has thickened. Sprinkle with cheese and toasted walnuts.

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