Goat Cheese Mousse

Goat Cheese MousseRecipe
Photo: David Tsay; Styling: Dani Fisher
Quark is a German fresh cheese that is available in specialty stores. You can also substitute 4 ounces ricotta cheese blended with 1 tablespoon sour cream.


Makes about 4 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes
Chill: 3 Hours


1 envelope unflavored gelatin
3/4 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup quark
2 ounces soft goat cheese
3 tablespoons fresh chives
Salt, to taste
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3/4 cup heavy cream
Sweet pepper or cranberry chutney


1. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/12 cup water in a small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook 2 minutes over low heat, stirring until gelatin dissolves.

2. Whisk together gelatin mixture, yogurt, quark, and goat cheese in a large bowl. Stir in chives. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Beat cream in a separate chilled bowl until soft peaks form. Fold gently into cheese mixture. Cover and chill 3 hours. Serve with chutney, crackers, and crudités.