Goat Cheese & Veggie Morsel

Goat Cheese & Veggie Morsel

Crackers topped with tangy goat cheese and a confetti of vegetables make a terrific vegetarian appetizer. Use soft goat cheese, plain or herbed, for easy spreading.

From EatingWell: November/December 2011
Yield: 2 dozen
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 4 ounces goat cheese
  2. 24 small whole-wheat crackers
  3. 2 tablespoons very finely chopped carrot
  4. 2 tablespoons very finely chopped red bell pepper
  5. 1 tablespoon very thinly sliced scallion greens
  6. Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Spread 1 teaspoon goat cheese on each cracker.
  2. Combine carrot and bell pepper in a small bowl. Press about 1 teaspoon of the vegetable mixture into the cheese on each cracker. Top with a bit of scallion greens and sprinkle with pepper.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 33 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 2 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 50 mg sodium; 22 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 fat