Cherry Compote Over Goat Cheese

Yunhee Kim
This simple and healthy dessert features a round of goat cheese topped with a tangy sweet cherry compote.  
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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1 pound sweet cherries, pitted (about 3 cups), preferably Bing
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
4 ounces goat cheese


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

1. Cook cherries and sugar over medium-high heat in a skillet, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle in vinegar and thyme; cook 1 minute. Slice goat cheese into 4 rounds; top with warm compote, or refrigerate compote, covered, up to 3 days.

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 168
Fat 6 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 24 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 108 mg
Calcium 60 mg