French Goat’s Cheese Camembert Salad

French Goat’s Cheese Camembert Salad With Beetroot And Artichoke.

This cheese also melts perfectly under a little heat, which adds a warming gooeyness to this wholesome salad.

French Goat’s Cheese Camembert Salad With Beetroot And Artichoke

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves 4

Preheat the oven to 180°C


200g French goat’s cheese camembert

4 whole pre-cooked beetroots

400g cooked, marinated artichokes

100g pine nuts

150g podded broad beans or soya beans

2 large handful’s of fresh basil

2 lemons

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp Dijon mustard

4 tbsp olive oil

150g tender salad leaves

French Goat’s Cheese Camembert Salad With Beetroot And Artichoke


1.) Place the French goat’s cheese camembert in its box, into the oven for 10 minutes to melt.

2.) Next, slice the beetroots into bite sized pieces.

3.) Heat a large frying pan and dry fry the pine nuts until golden brown, leave to one side.

4.) Pour 2 tbsp of oil into the same pan and add in the prepared artichokes.

5.) Get a little colour on all sides, add a squeeze of lemon, salt and pepper before removing from the pan and assembling onto a serving dish.

6.) Pour 2 tbsp of oil into the pan, get it nice and hot and add the beetroot along with the balsamic vinegar and the Dijon mustard.

7.) Allow the beetroot to warm through before spooning onto the platter with the artichokes.

8.) Put the broad beans into a bowl along with the juice of a lemon, all the torn basil and 1 tbsp of olive oil and squash with the back of a fork.

9.) Mix in the salad leaves and scatter over the artichokes and beetroot.

10.) Remove the melted cheese in the box from the oven and spoon the gooey cheese all over the top of the salad.

11.) Sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts and lots of black pepper.

French Goat’s Cheese Camembert Salad With Beetroot And Artichoke

French Goat’s Cheese Camembert Salad With Beetroot And Artichoke.

Guest Post Credit –  French Goats Cheese.

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  1. 11 January 2012 / 06:46

    Yee Family; Thanks for the comment 🙂

  2. 11 January 2012 / 06:46

    Jean; Thanks for the comment,this photo is not one of mine though,French Goats Cheese let me share it 🙂

  3. Yee Family
    10 January 2012 / 00:28

    This seriously made my mouth water when I saw the picture…omg! And I agree, such a good picture of it!! My mom always taught me, when it comes to food, "presentation is everything!" haha 😉

  4. Jean
    9 January 2012 / 21:03

    This looks absolutely delicious!!! Goats cheese is so tasty and good for you. Side note, this is an excellent picture. I know food stylists that couldn't have made this dish look more appetizing than you do!!