Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Dip with Pistachios


Surprise your guests with this colorful holiday appetizer from Beth Kirby of Local Milk.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • 3 medium beets

  • ½ cup goat cheese

  • 1 large clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup full-fat Greek yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon tahini

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for drizzling

  • ¼ cup roughly chopped pistachios, for sprinkling

  • 1 (8 ounce) package Crackers, pita chips, or veggies for serving

  • 1 sheet Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Wash beets. Individually wrap beets in a square of Reynolds Wrap® Aluminum Foil. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes. Allow them to cool until they are able to be handled.

  3. Remove the skins by hand or by rubbing with a paper towel. Cut beets into chunks. Transfer to a food processor or heavy-duty blender.

  4. Add goat cheese, garlic, yogurt, tahini, thyme, lemon juice, salt, honey and olive oil. Pulse until smooth and thoroughly combined. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. Transfer to a serving bowl or platter. Sprinkle with pistachios and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with crackers, raw veggies or crispy pita wedges.


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Reynolds Kitchens Tip:

Individually wrap your beets with Reynolds Wrap(R) Aluminum Foil for perfectly tender beets every time.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

513 Calories
31g Fat
48g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 513
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 1280mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 341mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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