My F&W
quick save (...)

Toasted Goat Cheese with Mesclun

  • SERVINGS: 6
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • VEGETARIAN
  1. 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  2. 2 teaspoons malt vinegar
  3. 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
  4. 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  5. 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  6. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  7. 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  8. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons homemade dry bread crumbs
  9. 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped mixed fresh herbs, such as thyme, rosemary and dill
  10. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter—1 tablespoon melted
  11. One 11-ounce log of fresh goat cheese, cut crosswise into 6 disks and chilled
  12. 1/2 pound mesclun mix
  1. In a large bowl, combine the lemon juice, vinegar, basil, 1/4 teaspoon of the garlic, 1 tablespoon of the parsley and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Whisk in the oil in a thin stream until emulsified.
  2. In a shallow bowl, toss the bread crumbs with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon garlic and 1 tablespoon parsley, the mixed herbs and the 1 tablespoon melted butter. Press the crumbs onto both sides of the goat cheese disks.
  3. Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet. Add the goat cheese and cook over high heat until toasted on the bottom, about 1 minute. Carefully turn and cook until toasted, about 30 seconds more.
  4. Add the mesclun to the dressing and toss. Mound the salad on 6 plates, set a warm goat cheese disk on each and serve at once.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    You might also like
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.