Fig & Goat Cheese Spread

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This Fig & Goat Cheese Spread couldn’t be easier to make and it’s really delicious. Entertaining in the summer should be easy. The hot days make you a little lazy and, of course, you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen when you can be outdoors!

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The sweetness of the figs is a great foil for the tart goat cheese. Use a fork to mix the fig jam into the room temperature goat cheese, but don’t combine thoroughly, leave streaks throughout.

This spread can be included on a cheese board or charcuterie board. It’s also great in lieu of butter on a tasty loaf of bread. The little charcuterie plate I put together here includes some Genoa salami and sopressata, the saltiness of these meats with the sweet and tart spread go very well together. Add a little fruit and some sour cornichons and pickled onions and you’ve covered all the taste profiles on one small plate!

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Happy 4th of July!

Fig & Goat Cheese Spread
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Fig & Goat Cheese spread couldn’t be easier to make and it’s really delicious. Use it on a cheese board or use on crusty bread instead of butter.
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces fresh goat cheese, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons fig spread or jam
Method
  1. Gently mix the goat cheese and fig spread together, but don’t completely combine. Leave streaks of both throughout.
  2. Serve on crostini or crackers or crusty bread

 

 

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