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Baked Goat Cheese Spread

This is the perfect appetizer of baked goat cheese spread with a bit of spice from chili oil and roasted tomatoes use with crackers or toast or eat straight from a spoon.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Ellen

Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 ounces goat cheese
  • 5 to 7 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 tsp chili pepper oil

Instructions

  • To make chili oil - in a saucepan add 1/4 cup olive oil and 1 to 2 tsp dried red pepper flakes
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, remove from stove top to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spread goat cheese in a 1 cup ovenproof bowl with at least an 1 inch lip
  • Quarter cherry tomatoes, spread all over goat cheese
  • Drizzle 1 to 2 tsp chili pepper oil over tomatoes and goat cheese
  • Bake for 15 minutes
  • Turn oven to broil and broil for 3 to 5 minutes
  • Serve warm over a good bread (I used sourdough slices) toasted with a little butter