Herb and Peanut Goat Cheese Log

Posted: December 20, 2011 in General Information, What's Happening Now!
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Here’s a little Christmas present for you to enjoy with your friends and family over the holidays. This make ahead recipe is sure to be a great success at your party. Enjoy!

(NC)—The combination of goat cheese and sundried tomatoes creates a tasty cheese that could not be more ideal for entertaining. If you’re having just a few guests, halve the recipe using a small log of goat cheese. More great recipes can be found online at www.peanutbureau.ca.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Refrigeration time: 1 hour

Makes 1 log

Ingredients:

1 300 g package goat cheese, at room temperature

1 lemon

1/4 cup (60 mL) sundried tomatoes, patted dry and finely chopped

1/2 tsp (2 mL) black pepper

3 tbsp (45 mL) each finely chopped parsley and minced chives

1/3 cup (75 mL) finely chopped peanuts, preferably toasted

Directions:

1. In a medium bowl, mash goat cheese. Finely grate peel from lemon and add to goat cheese along with sundried tomatoes and pepper. Stir to combine. Form goat cheese into a log measuring about 9 inches (23 cm).

2. In a small bowl, stir herbs with peanuts. Place peanut mixture on a piece of plastic wrap large enough to roll up goat cheese. Roll and sprinkle goat cheese log with herb and peanut mixture to coat, then seal in the plastic wrap. Refrigerate about 1 hour. Serve with sliced baguette or crackers.

 

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