Goat Cheese with Peppers and Almonds

Goat Cheese with Peppers and Almonds Recipe
Photo: Lisa Romerein; Styling: Dani Fisher
The balance of sweet, spicy, and salty flavors makes this an excellent appetizer to pair with a variety of wines. Tangy-sweet little red Peppadew peppers are key to the flavor combo.

Yield:

Serves 10

Recipe from

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Recipe Time

Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 140
Caloriesfromfat 76 %
Protein 5.3 g
Fat 12 g
Satfat 5.4 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Sodium 151 mg
Cholesterol 18 mg

Ingredients

8 ounces log fresh goat cheese (chevre)
5 Peppadew peppers*, cut in half and thinly sliced
20 Marcona almonds
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
Crackers

Preparation

Slice cheese into rounds about 1/2 in. thick, dipping the knife into hot water between slices and wiping it clean. Arrange slices on a plate and sprinkle with peppers, almonds, and oregano leaves. Drizzle with olive oil and serve with crackers.

*Find in the olive bar at well-stocked grocery stores.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Note:

December 2011
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