There are a few different “buzz foods” that jump out at me whenever I see them on a menu. Words like avocado, bacon and goat cheese usually steer me towards making a decision about what to order. And if I see that beets are on the same plate as goat cheese, that’s definitely what I’m getting.
I remember ordering this particular salad at one of my favorite restaurants near my old house in Maryland- it had mixed greens, beets and fried balls of goat cheese on the top. The goat cheese balls were crispy fried goodness on the outside and warm and creamy inside. I had thought about trying to make my own goat cheese balls at home a while ago, but didn’t think about it again until I received a box of goodies from The Better Chip.
The different flavors of chips from The Better Chip are delicious on their own of course, but I love to use them as a healthier, all-natural “crust” more than anything. When I saw the beet flavored chips, I immediately knew what I wanted to do with them: make beet-crusted goat cheese balls!
The process if very similar to how I made fish sticks (and super easy!):