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Goat Cheese in a Cranberry-Pecan Crust

November/December 1996

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Rolling goat cheese in dried cranberries and pecans makes a festive hors d'oeuvre. Serve with crackers and a glass of port.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I used toasted pecans for this recipe and served it during the winter holidays. It was a hit! Festive and tasty. I will definitely make it again. "
Goat Cheese in a Cranberry-Pecan Crust Recipe

Makes: 6 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 4-ounce log soft goat cheese

Preparation

  1. Lay a piece of plastic wrap on a work surface. Combine cranberries, pecans and salt in a small bowl. Dump the mix onto the plastic wrap and form it into a small rectangle on the plastic wrap. Roll goat cheese in the cranberry mixture to completely coat.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Per serving: 83 calories; 6 g fat (3 g sat, 2 g mono); 9 mg cholesterol; 5 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 0 g fiber; 94 mg sodium; 15 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1 medium-fat meat


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Ethnic/Regional
French
Servings
6
Health & Diet Considerations
Diabetes appropriate
Low carbohydrate
Gluten free
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Appetizers
Snack
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Type of Dish
Appetizer
Total Time
15 minutes or less
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