Goat Cheese in a Jar (Gift)

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By Mikekey *
from Seattle, WA

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

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  •   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
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How To Make

  • 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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