Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker Photo by: Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker

Herbed Cheese Log

Time: about 10 minutes. Fresh white goat cheese rolled in fresh green herbs: This is an appetizer that sums up spring.

Sunset DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Serves 8 to 10


  • 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


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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 68
  • Calories from fat: 81%
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 6.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.2g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Cholesterol: 7.5mg

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Herbed Cheese Log Recipe