Baked Goat Cheese with Mesclun

Baked Goat Cheese with Mesclun

  • Prep: 14 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

This is a simple yet flavorful salad which can be served as an appetizer salad, or doubled and served as a lunch or supper entrée.


  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil to grease dish
  • 5 cups mesclun
  • 1 cup packed chopped mixed fresh herbs (parsley, sage, dill, tarragon)
  • 1 cup fine bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1, 4-ounce log goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup vinaigrette of your choice


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and grease a small baking sheet with olive oil or cooking spray.
  2. Place the greens and chopped herbs in a large salad bowl and put in the refrigerator.
  3. In a small, shallow bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs with the thyme and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  4. In another shallow bowl, add the breadcrumbs and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Cut off 4, 1/2-inch slices from the goat cheese log and dip into the olive oil and then dredge in the breadcrumbs. Place on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 6 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, toss the greens with vinaigrette and divide evenly between 4 plates. Put a piece of baked cheese in the middle of each salad and serve immediately.


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