Baked Goat Cheese Caprese Salad

7 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Chef John
Recipe by  Chef John

“This is one of the most amazing and easy cheese appetizers ever. It's got that texture that people love about goat cheese. Basil and tomato have a proven track record of being incredibly delicious with creamy cheeses, and this is no exception.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 ramekins

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Drizzle about 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil into the bottom of each 6-ounce ramekin and sprinkle about 1 tablespoon basil per ramekin over the oil. Place 1 goat cheese piece over the basil in each ramekin; surround with sliced cherry tomatoes. Top with cracked black pepper and cayenne. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoon of the remaining basil on top of each portion, place ramekins on a baking sheet, and drizzle each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons more olive oil.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbling, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.

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Reviews (7)

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Char
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Char

Loved it. I did make a change to it the second time I made it. Instead of drizzling the oil over the tomatoes--I put the cut tomatoes in a small bowl and mixed the oil in with the tomatoes then placed them around the goat cheese and baked. I found that the oil was more evenly distributed.

Baking Nana
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Baking Nana

Very tasty and so easy to put together.

415jana
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415jana

Absolutely Delicious!!!! Thanks so much!!! I am French and I need to submit - this is the best appetizer ever! Thank Sir John!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 178 cal
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs
  • 4.1 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 152 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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