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Herbed Goat Cheese Spread

Categories: Entertaining, Finger Foods, Party Snacks, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

Delicious on toast, this spread is also a great sandwich filling

Prep Time: prep 10 mins, plus chilling

Serves: makes 4 servings


  • 5oz ( 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

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  1. Mash the goat cheese and sour cream together in a bowl with a rubber spatula until smooth.
  2. Add the parsley, sun-dried tomato, thyme, chives, garlic (if using), and season with nutmeg and black pepper and mix until well combined.
  3. 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.
  • prep 10 mins, plus chilling

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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