Dairy Farmers of Canada

Blue cheese canapés

This is the Blue cheese canapés recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
Yields 30 canapés
blue cheese canapes


  • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked beets coarsely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6 slices of speck (smoked prosciutto) or prosciutto cut into strips
  • 30 lesley stowe’s raincoast crisps® cranberry hazelnut crackers
  • 30 baby arugula leaves
  • 2 oz (60 g) Blue cheese coarsely crumbled
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Using a food processor, purée the beets; season with salt and pepper. Drain in a sieve for 5–10 minutes to remove excess water.

Meanwhile, loosely roll up the speck strips to create rose shapes.

Top each cracker with beet purée, a speck rose, an arugula leaf and Blue cheese. Serve immediately.


Cheese alternatives: Canadian Aged Cheddar, Aged Gouda, Feta.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 124 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 14 g
Fat: 5 g
Fibre: 1.4 g
Sodium: 366 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 7 % / 79 mg
Folate: 21 %
Magnesium: 10 %
Selenium: 17 %
Zinc: 9 %