Herbed Goat Cheese Spread


In just minutes, you can whip up an irresistible Herbed Goat Cheese Spread that resembles something you'd have to pay $15 for at an Italian restaurant! Serve this easy, herb-infused goat cheese recipe at your next party or potluck.

Herbed Goat Cheese Spread
Photo: Marty Baldwin
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
1 cup


  • 6 ounce goat cheese (chevre)

  • 3 tablespoon whipping cream

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh herbs* (oregano, thyme, rosemary, dillweed and/or tarragon)

  • 1 small shallot, minced

  • 2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

  • Whipping cream (optional)

  • Toasted baguette slices


  1. In a medium bowl crumble goat cheese. Meanwhile in a small chilled bowl, whip cream until thickened; stir into goat cheese.

  2. Stir in herbs, shallot, lemon peel, and garlic. Season to taste with sea salt and pepper. Thin with additional cream, if desired. Serve on toasted baguette slices.


Use smaller amounts of the stronger herbs like thyme, rosemary and tarragon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
4g Fat
1g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 28mg 1%
Folate, total 0.7mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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