Fast Recipes

Baked goat's cheese on toast

It's like fancy cheese on toast, but just as fast.

By Hugh Wennerbom
  • Serves 4
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This classic recipe shows that when you have simple, great ingredients, you don't have to do much to them. Take a creamy, top-quality chèvre, such as one from Meredith Dairy, bake till it's golden then pair it with spicy tomato relish and bitter leaves, or a fresh tomato salad, for a great balance of flavours.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 35 gm (½ cup) panko crumbs or other breadcrumbs
  • 400 gm chèvre log (see note), cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Toasted sourdough and spicy tomato relish, to serve
  • Frisée and watercress dressed with lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil, to serve

Method

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220ºC. Combine parsley and panko crumbs in a bowl. Dip chèvre in egg, then in crumb mixture, shaking off excess. Bake on an oven tray lined with baking paper until golden brown (10-15 minutes).
  • 2
    Serve chèvre on toasted sourdough with spicy tomato relish and a frisée and watercress salad.

Notes

Chèvre is available from supermarkets, delicatessens and cheese shops.

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