Creamy goat's cheese with chive & pomegranate

Creamy goat's cheese with chive & pomegranate

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 6
Simply plonk this in the middle of the table and let your friends get to work, with chunks of bread for scooping

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal228
  • fat10g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein12g
  • salt0.98g
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Ingredients

  • 150g pack soft, rindless goat's cheese
  • 250g tub ricotta
    Ricotta

    Ricotta

    ree-cot-a

    Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…

  • 50g pomegranate seeds, from a tub
    Pomegranate

    Pomegranate

    pom-ee-gran-at

    Now mainly grown in America, Spain, the Middle East and India, pomegranates originated in the…

  • ½ small bunch chives, snipped
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 tsp red or white wine vinegar
  • loaf of crusty bread, to serve

Method

  1. Mash the goat’s cheese and ricotta together in a bowl, then use a spatula to roughly spread over a large plate. Scatter with the pomegranate seeds and chives and set aside until ready to serve.

  2. Stir together the honey and vinegar, then as you’re about to serve, drizzle over the plate. Enjoy with crusty bread.

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Comments (23)

lamexicana's picture

Love this recipe!!!

Aislingk74's picture

Can't tell you how easy this was to make and what a big impression it made. All my guests loved it and it looked beautiful!

tanayac's picture
4

Was a bit bland- needed some salt and pepper to pep it up...but came together well with bagelettes!

pollymg's picture
5

Pretty as a picture! Looked great on the table as part of a buffet .Easy to make and a tasty addition to the dinner.

mandster's picture
5

Made this for a hogmanay party and it was fab. Didnt have ricotta so used a combo of cream cheese and cottage cheese then blended it to get the right consistency. Served it shaped into a love heart shape on a red shiny plate.

classicmum's picture
4

Went down very well as a no fuss starter at a dinner party. Will make it again.

mariab2's picture
5

Yum! The pomegranates go very well. Worth using those big dark red ones which are a bit more sharp.

chickenofpie's picture
5

Forgot the stars!

chickenofpie's picture
5

Delicious! So easy to make and looks great once you put the pomegranate seeds and chives on. My family loved it! I served it with some seeded crackers. Definitely a keeper!

jaebee's picture
5

Very good, easy to make and looks very impressive! Served with French stick and homemade (well breadmaker-made) tomato and parmesan bread. Will make again.

missymisfit's picture

love it! sO easy!

sashbynoe's picture
5

Forgot to rate it

sashbynoe's picture
5

Not possible to overstate how much I love this recipe. Very easy, but still impressive. I made it into canapes for a party as well and they went down well.

jzleslie's picture
5

Easy and can be made ahead but looks very impressive once the pomegranate seeds and chives added. Forgot to add the drizzle till it was nearly finished but everyone said the drizzle made it even bettr. Served with walnut bread.

mrstoyne's picture
5

Quick, simple and delicious!!

alison1296's picture
4

I actually gave the recipe 5 stars but for some reason it's only showing 4 - definately worth 5!

alison1296's picture
4

This has to be my number 1 recipe. It takes minutes to make and tastes fantastic. If you're having a dinner party and want to impress then make this - and the best bit is that there's no cooking involved. Bargain!!!!

muffinmum's picture
5

so easy and everyone really impressed!the ruby red pomegranate seeds look gorg, i serve mine with raisin and fig bread from sains

pinkystan's picture
5

Really light and tasty starter - served with some other dips and crudites, and it went down very well : )

currykeemanan's picture
3

Made the cheesy base and just drizzled with honey. Served with walnut bread lovely part of a buffet.

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