Marinated Olives & Goat Cheese Dip
Marinated Olives & Goat Cheese DipA quick and easy Mediterranean appetizer
Bright, herbal, and delightfully simple, this blended dip is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. We’re mixing up a creamy concoction of Vermont Creamery goat cheese with meaty, snackable Castelvetrano olives, bright, authentic Mediterranean olive oil, and of course, some fresh lemon and herbs for an aromatic dip that’s ideal with a hunk of fresh bread or a hearty cracker. Want to take things up a notch? Turn this appetizer into a party platter by simply scaling up the ingredients for a bigger group. Don’t forget to pair with your favorite Mediterranean cured meats!
Marinated Olives & Goat Cheese DipAA quick and easy Mediterranean appetizer
- Prep Time : 10 min
- Cook Time : 15 min
- Total Time : 25 min
- Serves 4 as an appetizer
- Place olive oil, olives, 1 sprig of rosemary, and the lemon zest in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, swirling occasionally until the mixture smells highly aromatic, 4-6 minutes.
- Meanwhile, slice the goat logs into ½ inch coins, and place in a shallow bowl.
- Add the warm oil mixture over the cheese, add the rosemary leaves from the other sprig, and let marinate for 5 minutes, up to an hour.
- Serve with crusty bread and enjoy!