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Herb and Lemon Goat Cheese Spread

Herb and Lemon Goat Cheese Spread
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This tasty spread can be prepared a day in advance and refrigerated. Bring it to room temperature before serving.


  • 4 teaspoons lemon zest (from 2 lemons)
  • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup soft fresh goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup soft cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


In a small bowl combine the lemon zest, thyme, pepper, and garlic. Divide in half. Put half in a small mixing bowl with the two cheeses and mix well. Spoon the cheese mixture into a serving bowl. Add the olive oil to the remaining half of the herb mixture and spoon this on top of the cheese mixture. Serve with crackers.
Updated Sunday, April 21st, 2002

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One Response to Herb and Lemon Goat Cheese Spread

  1. Linda Nelson July 23, 2006 at 12:00 pm #

    This was a surprisingly good cheese spread. Very unusual. I used dried thyme in place of fresh, however I used half the amount.

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