Goat Cheese in a Jar (Gift)

Goat Cheese In A Jar (gift)

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For gift giving, make 2 days ahead and keep refrigerated. Use a decorative jar with lid.


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15 Min
24 Hr


  • 1
    log soft goat cheese (3.5 to 5 oz size package)
  • 1 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/3 c
    julienned sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1/8 c
    fresh basil, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh oregano leaves
  • 2 Tbsp
    toasted pine nuts

How to Make Goat Cheese in a Jar (Gift)


  1. Slice goat cheese log into 1/2-inch thick "coins".
  2. In a sterilized 10-12 ounce jar with tight fitting lid, pour enough oil to cover bottom of jar.
  3. Place a goat cheese "coin" into the jar. Sprinkle in some of the garlic, the sun-dried tomatoes, the herbs and the pine nuts. Cover with oil and repeat the process in layers until the jar is full to within 1/2 inch of the top, making sure that all is covered with the oil.
  4. Seal with lid and refrigerate for a day to marinate.
  5. To serve, spoon out a portion of the cheese and drizzle with some of the oil and herbs. Use to spread on crackers.
  6. It will keep for 10 days to two weeks in the refrigerator.

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About Goat Cheese in a Jar (Gift)

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Hashtag: #gift

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