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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Goat Cheese Medallions

with Olive and Sun-dried Tomato Tapenade
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Goat Cheese Medallions

Goat Cheese Medallions - Great for parties or a light meal

Health Score:
Health Score
8,6 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 d. 30 min.
Ready in
Calories:
346
calories
Calories
0
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Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie346 kcal(16 %)
Protein10 g(10 %)
Fat23 g(20 %)
Carbohydrates22 g(15 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.5 g(12 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.7 mg(23 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin4.2 mg(35 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate53 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid0.8 mg(13 %)
Biotin9 μg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C19 mg(20 %)
Potassium475 mg(12 %)
Calcium91 mg(9 %)
Magnesium62 mg(21 %)
Iron2.1 mg(14 %)
Iodine9 μg(5 %)
Zinc1.2 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.8 g
Uric acid49 mg
Cholesterol31 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 teaspoon
1
1 sprig
1
4
goat cheese disk (each about 40 grams)
½ cup
5 ounces
Whole-grain ciabatta (or whole-grain baguette)
1
4 ounces
1 ounce
Caper (from a jar, drained)
1
2 ounces
1 sprig
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Serrated knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Sieve, 1 Mortar, 1 canning jar (or preserving jar), 1 Measuring cups, 1 Fork

Preparation steps

1.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 1

Crush fennel seeds and dried chile in a mortar.

2.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 2

Rinse rosemary, pat dry, pluck needles and coarsely chop. Rinse lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate zest. 

3.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 3

Place goat cheese disks, crushed fennel seeds and chile, chopped rosemary and lemon zest in a sealable jar.

4.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 4

Pour in enough olive oil to cover cheese, then cover with lid and let marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 days. (Let come to room temperature before serving.)

5.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 5

Very thinly slice the bread and toast in preheated oven at 200°C (fan 180°C, gas: mark 3) (approximately 400°F) until golden brown.

6.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 6

Peel and halve garlic clove and rub onto the toasted bread slices.

7.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 7

Pit the olives. Coarsely chop the olives and capers.

8.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 8

Sprinkle anchovy fillets with salt, then mash with a fork to a paste. 

9.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 9

Drain and finely dice the sun-dried tomatoes. Reserve the oil.

10.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 10

Rinse thyme, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. In a small bowl, combine thyme with olives, capers, anchovy paste and sun-dried tomatoes. Squeeze 1 teaspoon lemon juice and place in another bowl.

11.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 11

Stir 1 tablespoon reserved sun-dried tomato oil with lemon juice. Drizle over bread slices. 

12.
Goat Cheese Medallions preparation step 12

Remove room-temperature goat cheese disks from marinade and drain well. Serve with toasted bread slices and tapenade. (Marinated goat cheese will keep in a tightly sealed container for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.)