Cherry Compote Over Goat Cheese

cherry-goat-cheese Recipe
Yunhee Kim
This simple and healthy dessert features a round of goat cheese topped with a tangy sweet cherry compote.  

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.