[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s promised my daily vegan/vegetarian Christmas recipe that I’ll be sharing in the days before Christmas. Today’s recipe concerns a vegetarian main course, which is also gluten free, only contains natural sugars, has a low lactose content, is easy to digest, healthy, but above all: damn tasty!

Mango-Beet Christmas Timbale with Goat Cheese | Great Body & SkinMain course, vegetarian, gluten free, only natural sugars, low lactose, easy to digest goat cheese, healthy, but above all damn tasty!


Psst: this mango-beet timbale would be perfect as a warm salad on week days as well.


Mango-Beet Christmas Timbale Topped with Goat Cheese
Serves 4
Main course, vegetarian, gluten free, only natural sugars, low lactose, easy to digest goat cheese, healthy, but above all damn tasty!
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
663 calories
47 g
79 g
43 g
28 g
28 g
435 g
489 g
39 g
0 g
12 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 663
Calories from Fat 374
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g
Saturated Fat 28g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 79mg
Sodium 489mg
Total Carbohydrates 47g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 39g
Protein 28g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
For the beet layer
  1. 600 gr cooked beets, chopped
  2. 2 challots, finely chopped
  3. 2 tbs melted coconut oil
  4. 1,5 tbs balsamic vinaigrette
  5. Juice of 1/2 orange
  6. 1/2 tbs orange zest
  7. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  8. 2 pinches of salt
  9. 1 tbs fresh chopped parsley
For the mango layer
  1. 1,5 tbs melted coconut oil
  2. 1,5 tbs maple syrup
  3. 2 mango's, peeled and chopped
  4. 1 tbs fresh thyme (keep a twig aside to garnish)
  5. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  6. pinch of ground clove
  7. pinch of cayenne pepper
For the topping
  1. +/- 300 gr. goat cheese, crumbled
  2. little bit of maple syrup
  3. 4 tbs chopped walnuts
Mango layer
  1. Heat the coconut oil, maple syrup and spices in a sauce pan.
  2. Add the mango, stir well and let the mango simmer until it gets slightly soft.
  3. Set aside while keeping it warm.
Beet layer
  1. Heat the coconut oil, balsamic vinaigrette, oragne juice, orange zest, shallot, spices and herbs until the shallot is tender.
  2. Add the beets, stir well and turn the heat to medium until the beets are warmed up well.
  3. Turn down the heat, set aside and keep warm.
Making the timbale
  1. Stack a small plate on top of a plate and place a timbale mold in the middle of the plate.
  2. Fill the ring first with a layer of mango first, then add a layer of beetroot and finish it off with a layer of goat cheese.
  3. Carefully remove the ring.
  4. Top with walnuts, a little bit of maple syrup and a twig of thyme.
  5. Bon appetit!
  1. Total time is based on the ingredient list
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Shop what I used in this recipe:

Stainless steel measuring cups and spoons set
Organic balsamic and olive oil vinaigrette
Orange zest/organic orange peel granules
Organic coconut oil(US)
Organic coconut oil(NL)


Check back tomorrow for a vegan/vegetarian Christmas dessert!



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