Baked cheese with herbs
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4 as a starter
An instant gourmet cheese dip – ridiculously simple and ready in just 20 minutes. Leave out the herbs if you like, it'll still taste great
- 1 soft cheese with rind, in a box, such as Cornish brie
- handful chopped fresh herbs, such as chives , thyme or parsley, or a mixture
- pitta crisps
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Remove the cheese from the box and discard any wrapping, then put the cheese back in the box. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 mins.
- STEP 2
Remove from the oven and take off the lid. Cut a large cross through the top of the cheese, then peel back the quarters of rind. Scatter over chopped herbs and serve with pitta crisps or breadsticks.