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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 472.6
  • Total Fat: 35.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.8 mg
  • Sodium: 780.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 18.0 g

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Goat Cheese Appetizer

Submitted by: VEHAMILTON1
Goat Cheese Appetizer

Introduction

Delicious and tangy!

Enjoy these breaded goat cheese disks with baguettes as an appetizer or place on Arugula for a light salad.

Option: Sprinkle fresh blackberries over the salad.
Delicious and tangy!

Enjoy these breaded goat cheese disks with baguettes as an appetizer or place on Arugula for a light salad.

Option: Sprinkle fresh blackberries over the salad.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    16 oz Semi-soft Goat Cheese
    4Tbl Extra Light Olive Oil
    2 Tbl Fresh Rosemary
    4 tsp Fresh Thyme
    2 Tbl Pepper
    1/4 c Bread Crumbs
    8 Baguette slices


    Salad & Salad Dressing
    4c Lettuce or Arugula
    1/4 c Walnuts, .05 cup, chopped
    Option: 1/2 c Fresh blackberries

    1 Tbl Walnut Oil
    2 oz Dry Sherry Vinegar
    Sea Salt to taste
    Fresh Crushed Black Pepper to taste

Directions

1. Shape the goat cheese into eight 1-in.-thick disks and put in a container just big enough to hold them in one layer.
2. Sprinkle cheese with herbs and pour on olive oil. Cover and chill overnight.
3. Place in the freezer one hour before baking to firm them up.
4. Preheat oven to 400.
5. Remove cheese from marinade and roll in bread crumbs.
6. Arrange on a large baking sheet and bake about 7 minutes until golden brown.
7. Turn them over and bake another 2-3 minutes.
8. Place a thin baguette slice on top for the last 5 minutes of baking.

Salad
1. Whisk together vinegar, salt, pepper, and walnut oil.
2. Tear the lettuce leaves into bite size pieces and place lettuces in a large bowl.
3. Drizzle dressing lightly over the salad greens and toss gently just to coat.
4. Divide salad greens among 4 plates and sprinkle with walnuts.
5. Place 2 of the baked goat cheese disks, 2 baguette slices on a plate with tossed salad greens.

Option: Sprinkle fresh blackberries over the salad.
Serve immediately.






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