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Winter Warmer: Goat Cheese Appetizer

Goat cheese is usually served cold or at room temperature, but did you know it's delightful warm, too? If not, read on and learn how to invigorate winter nights with a fresh dose of our famous French chèvre.

Melted, Ile de France Goat cheese takes on a luxurious creamy texture. Our exclusive baked goat cheese appetizer features the tangy flavor of goat cheese alongside zesty tomato sauce. Serve with a crunchy baguette to create a great medley of tangy flavor and contrasting textures.

1 cup tomato sauce
2 tbsp. butter, melted
4 oz. Ile de France Goat cheese
1 Tbsp. basil, cut in thin strips
1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
salt and fresh black pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 350°F.

Pour tomato sauce in a buttered baking dish.

Cut cheese into even rounds and place on sauce. Season with salt and pepper.

Bake for 20 minutes or until sauce is bubbling.

Garnish with cut basil and drizzle with the olive oil.

Serves: 6

For other fabulous Goat Cheese appetizers, visit our chèvre page or browse our cheese appetizer recipe archives!

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