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Herbed Cheese Log

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker
Yield Serves 8 to 10
Time: about 10 minutes. Fresh white goat cheese rolled in fresh green herbs: This is an appetizer that sums up spring.


  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro (fresh coriander)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil leaves
  • A 5 1/2- to 6-oz. log fresh goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 68
  • caloriesfromfat 81 %
  • protein 3 g
  • fat 6.1 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 0.2 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 60 mg
  • cholesterol 7.5 mg

How to Make It

  1. On a 12- by 15-in. piece of plastic wrap, mix herbs. Roll cheese in herb mixture to coat evenly. Set on a small rimmed plate or serving dish and drizzle with oil. Serve with baguette toasts.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.