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Crunchy Goat Cheese, Nectarine, and Arugula Bites

Little bites of goat cheese are rolled in toasted breadcrumbs and paired with arugula and sweet nectarine for the perfect nibble.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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5 oz. fresh goat cheese
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1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
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2 tsp. walnut oil or olive oil
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1 cup arugula leaves
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2 medium nectarines, each cut into 8 slices

Instructions: 

1. Roll 1 1/2 tsp. goat cheese into small ball, and place on plate. Repeat with remaining goat cheese, and chill 20 minutes.

2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss breadcrumbs with oil, and place on prepared baking sheet. Bake 16 to 19 minutes, or until crisp and golden-brown. Cool. Transfer to small bowl, and roll cheese balls in crumbs, pressing gently to coat.

3. Skewer goat cheese balls, arugula leaves, and nectarine slices on toothpicks.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
44
Protein: 
2 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
1 g
Carbohydrates: 
3 g
Cholesterol: 
4 mg
Sodium: 
47 mg
Fiber: 
<1 g
Sugar: 
2 g
Yield: 
Makes 16 bites