The simple balsamic vinaigrette gives this baked goat cheese appetizer a tangy and fresh flavor. Top with chopped pecans and serve with toasted baguette slices.
Makes 16 appetizer servings
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (11-ounce) package goat cheese
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
Toasted baguette slices or crackers
Whisk together first 3 ingredients. Place cheese in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish, drizzle with oil mixture, and top with pecans.
Bake at 250° for 20 minutes. Serve with toasted bread or crackers.