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Baked cheese with herbs

Baked cheese with herbs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • 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

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal183
fat14g
saturates9g
carbs1g
sugars0g
fibre1g
protein14g
low insalt0.96g
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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  • 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.

RECIPE TIPS
MAKING PITTA CRISPS

To make pitta crisps, heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Mix together 1 crushed garlic clove and 2 tbsp olive oil. Cut 4 pitta breads into strips, place on a baking sheet and drizzle over garlicky oil. Turn to coat well, season and bake for 5 minutes until lightly browned and crisp.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2005

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Rating: 4 out of 5.4 ratings

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