nutritional information

Per Bite:

  • 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

Crunchy Goat Cheese, Nectarine, and Arugula Bites

Crunchy Goat Cheese Nectarine and Arugula Bites

Makes 16 bites

Little bites of goat cheese are rolled in toasted breadcrumbs and paired with arugula and sweet nectarine for the perfect nibble.
  • 5 oz. fresh goat cheese
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp. walnut oil or olive oil
  • 1 cup arugula leaves
  • 2 medium nectarines, each cut into 8 slices

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.

June 2012 p.69

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