Spinach Salad with Baked Goat Cheese

Spinach Salad with Baked Goat Cheese


"This is a wonderful way to add elegance and flavor to spinach. The warm goat cheese melts in your mouth and nicely accents the balsamic vinegar."


20 m servings 480 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 480 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 43.2 g
  • 66%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 345 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Arrange the spinach on four plates.
  2. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat, and add crushed garlic. Cook and stir until slightly golden. Stir in breadcrumbs. Drop the goat cheese slices into the breadcrumbs a few at a time, and turn to coat in the breadcrumb mixture.
  3. Place a slice or two of goat cheese on each serving of spinach, and drizzle the salads with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
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  1. 66 Ratings


wow, baked goat's cheese without baking, I love it!! The salad can always be revamped, but the spinach or mesclun mix seems to pair really well with the goats cheese. I sprinkle almonds and some...

This is a good recipe that impresses guests without much effort. I loved the texture and delicate flavor of the warm goat cheese encrusted with the garlic and breadcrumb mixture, but thought th...

I LOVE Goat Cheese Salads, and this one just didn't do it for me. I'll try it again sometime with a different Goat Cheese (I'm sure that the one you pick makes or breaks this salad). I also ha...

this was a great dish I served it to my girlfriend and she thought it was from a rest.

This was very good and easy! I did put the breaded cheese in the oven for a few minutes to crisp it a little more. Also put red onions and carrots on the salad. Thanks for the recipe!

simply elegant

Very nice salad. It was rather difficult "baking" the goat cheese. I was impatient and put it all in the pan, making it very challenging to flip them. So do only a few at a time, like the dir...

I thought the 'baked' goat cheese was delicious...I used panko 'italian style' bread crumbs..I thought the cool greens with the warm cheese was good but next time I might try sauteed spinach wit...

YUM! I added some red onion to the spinach but otherwise left it as is. The goat cheese was a wonderful addition and this made a perfect lunch for me today. Thank you Radiogirl!