Spring Toastie with Herbed Goat Cheese

radish-lettuce-transRecipe by Rebecca Dienner for The FruitGuys

1/2 cup radishes, very thinly sliced (1/8-inch thick, or thinner if you have a mandoline slicer)
1 cup lettuce, torn into large pieces
1/2 cup onion, diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons dill, minced
1/2 cup goat cheese
1 small clove garlic, crushed and minced, or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Zest of 1/2 lemon
Bread of choice, 4 slices
1/4 teaspoon each, salt and pepper


  • Sauté onions in a skillet with olive oil over medium high heat.Stir frequently and cook until translucent, about 4 minutes.
  • Mix goat cheese with dill, lemon, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Toast your preferred bread slices and coat two slices with the goat cheese mixture.
  • Top each slice with onion, radishes, lettuce and the remaining plain toast on top. Serve warm!

Serves 2 as an entrée or 4 as an appetizer. Prep time, 6 minutes; cook time, 4 minutes.

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