Goat Cheese Baked in Tomato Sauce

Goat Cheese Baked in Tomato Sauce

Serves 6 as an appetizer

This appetizer of toasted garlic bread dipped in creamy baked goat cheese and tomato sauce is inspired by the classic Spanish tapas, Queso de Cabra con Tomate.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Baguette of bread, sliced
  • 8 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 cup marinara or pasta sauce
  • Basil leaves (optional garnish)
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Method: 

Preheat conventional oven or toaster oven to 350°F. Mix together garlic and olive oil and spread over bread slices and place on a baking sheet.

Pat goat cheese into a 1/2-inch pancake and place in shallow baking dish. Ladle tomato sauce into dish to come up to top edge of cheese (do not cover the cheese with sauce). Bake, uncovered, until sauce begins to bubble at edges and cheese is hot, about 25 minutes. During last 10 minutes of baking, toast bread until golden brown. Garnish cheese with basil if using.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:280 calories (180 from fat), 20g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 6g sugar), 9g protein
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