Make sure your loved ones get their fill of veggies by serving this simple but scrumptious vegetarian meal. Crusty, thick-cut wheat bread is topped with creamy goat cheese and quick-sauteed vegetables. Once you read the recipe's technique, get creative: the bread, cheese, and vegetable combinations are virtually endless. Dislike mushrooms? Sub in butternut squash. Goat cheese not your thing? Use an herbed cream cheese. To look at the basic recipe and go from there, read more.
8 slices rustic wheat bread Serves 4.
1/2 of an 8-oz. pkg. peeled fresh whole baby carrots, halved lengthwise
1 8-oz. pkg. button mushrooms, halved
4 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 small red onion, cut in thin wedges
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4 oz. soft goat cheese (chevre)
Fresh basil (optional)
8 slices rustic wheat bread