Simple and comforting baked goat cheese appetizer with tomatoes, garlic and herbs. Toss any leftovers with pasta the next day for dinner.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Keyword baked goat cheese, goat cheese appetizer
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Author Kelly Wildenhaus | the hungry bluebird
1(15-ounce)can diced tomatoes with seasoninglike garlic and basil
1logplain goat cheeseany size, I used a 10-ounce log
Preheat oven to 350º. In small bowl, mix diced tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and herbs. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
Place goat cheese log in middle of small baking dish and pour tomato mixture over and around the cheese log. Bake 20 minutes. Serve with warm baguette slices or crostini. Enjoy.
Goat cheese logs (cylinder shape) come in various sizes, mine was large because Costco. Any size will work, aim for 6-8 ounces.
Any leftovers are great with pasta for dinner the next day. Cook pasta and save some cooking water before draining. Toss hot pasta with goat cheese and tomato mixture, adding pasta cooking water as needed to loosen and keep it creamy.