Herbed Goat Cheese Spread
Delicious on toast, this spread is also a great sandwich filling.
The spread can be prepared up to 3 days ahead, covered, and refrigerated.
Preparation Time10 min
Preparation Time - Text10 minutes, plus chilling
Total Timeunder 4 hours
Make Ahead RecipeYes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Cocktail Party
Recipe Courseantipasto/mezze, hors d'oeuvre
Dietary Considerationpeanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegetarian
Mealdinner, lunch, snack
Taste and Texturecheesy, herby
Type of Dishdip/spread
- 5 oz (150g) soft rindless goat cheese
- 3 tbsp sour cream
- 1 tbsp chopped parsley
- 1 sun-dried tomato in oil, finely chopped
- 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
- 1 tsp finely chopped chives, plus more to garnish
- 1 garlic clove, crushed through a press (optional)
- Pinch of grated nutmeg
- Freshly ground black pepper
Mash the goat cheese and sour cream together in a bowl with a rubber spatula until smooth.
Add the parsley, sun-dried tomato, thyme, chives, garlic (if using), and season with nutmeg and black pepper and mix until well combined.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate. Remove the bowl from the refrigerator 1 hour before serving. Garnish the spread with chives and serve.
2008 Dorling Kindersley