Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours
Fry: 8 Minutes


1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onions
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
1 1/2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 tablespoons sesame seeds
3 (4-oz.) goat cheese logs
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 (5-oz.) packages sweet baby greens, thoroughly washed
12 pitted ripe olives, sliced


1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients.

2. Combine breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, and sesame seeds.

3. Cut each goat cheese log into 4 slices. Dip in egg, and dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Cover and chill 2 hours.

4. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Fry goat cheese, in 2 batches, 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until browned; drain on paper towels.

5. Toss salad greens with olive oil mixture. Top with olives and warm goat cheese rounds.

September 2007
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