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Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Prep time 20 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Fry time 8 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  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.