Enjoy over 50 of the most tantalizing recipes for goat cheese that you’ve ever had the pleasure of eating. We have a recipe for the entire menu, from appetizers to desserts!
When I say we have something for every palate, I mean we have a recipe for every palate. From fresh summer fruit, to savory and hearty root vegetables, you won’t walk away form these recipes disappointed. I give my word.
What Can You Do With Goat Cheese?
It would be easier to answer, what can’t you do with goat cheese?
Allow us to demonstrate that goat cheese can be very versatile, from adding it to your favorite pizza ingredients, to combining it with herbs and honey.
From creamy and smooth texture to hard and crumbly, goat milk can be made into all of the textures you know and love from cows milk.
If you’ve never had the pleasure of trying goat cheese, or have and want to know how to cook with it, we have over 50 recipes for you to make!
Can You Freeze Goats Cheese?
Yes, you can absolutely freeze goat cheese. In fact, goat cheese freezes better than other cheeses.
Freezing goat cheese doesn’t affect the flavor and has little to no change to the texture. Especially to verities such as feta, soft goat cheese spread, and Havarti.
How Long Does Goat Cheese Last?
Stored properly in the freezer, goat cheese can last for several months. Longer if vacuum sealed.
However, fresh goat cheese can last 2-3 weeks if stored properly in the refrigerator, by storing it in a sealed container in the fridge.
For best enjoyment, bring cheese to room temperature before serving.
How to Make Goat Cheese
Goat milk, and goat cheese, is more widely consumed in other countries over cow’s milk and cheese. It’s no wonder we have so many amazing recipes to make with it!
The global dairy goat industry is expanding rapidly. In addition to wholesome and nutritious milk-based products, dairy goats provide sustainable livelihoods, especially in limited resource areas, and enable smallholders to accumulate assets. Well-managed goats can also benefit the environment through weed control, fire prevention, the maintenance of biodiversity, and mitigation of some effects of climate change.
Warm, baked goat cheese is an incredibly easy and delicious appetizer when combined with dollops of fig jam and toasted pecans. The dish comes together in under 20 minutes, and the resulting creaminess of the goat cheese is to die for.
Your guests will love this vegetarian party appetizer. Strawberry basil Bruschetta recipe with goat cheese will not last long on your party tray . A chocolate Balsamic reduction sauce brings the flavor off the charts!
These Herb and Goat Cheese Puff Pastry Bites make the perfect easy party appetizer! Whether you want elegant finger foods for New Year’s Eve or the holidays, or something light for casual entertaining, these puff pastry bites are easy and so delicious!
This savory Honey Goat’s Cheese Ball recipe is 4 simple ingredients that come together to make a festive appetizer. It can also be made in advance freeing up much needed time during the social holiday season
Bacon Wrapped Dates are made with sweet, plump dates, creamy herbed cheese, and salty bacon are always a hit and the first appetizer to disappear at get-togethers. Great for holidays, game day, Sunday brunch, and any occasion. They are truly irresistible!
Beautiful salad with peaches and summer cherries is a perfect choice. This salad truly is an absolute standout. Wins raves every single time! It channels warm, sweet sunshine-y flavors … yet it’s really, really simple to pull together.
Fresh, vibrant and packed with flavor, this Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese will elevate any meal. It’s packed with juicy oranges, creamy goat cheese and fennel, and it’s tossed in a sweet, tangy blood orange dressing for one delicious winter salad!
Since the salad has both strawberries and balsamic in it, it was easy to decide on making a strawberry balsamic vinaigrette. So that's it! Everything you need to make a nutritious and delicious entrée salad in about 25 minutes.
This sweet and savory Maple Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries is accented with roasted pecans and creamy goat cheese. Most of the recipe steps can be prepared ahead making it the perfect holiday side dish!
Stuffed butternut squash is filled with only four ingredients, but packed with flavor. The combination of sweet butternut squash, spicy Italian sausage, and tangy goat cheese has quickly become one of my favorite, protein-packed fall meals.
The dish starts with thinly sliced potatoes drizzled with butter and sprinkled with salt and pepper. They roasted in the oven and start to get golden brown. Then goat cheese and bacon is sprinkled on top and it's baked for even longer.
This creamy goat cheese mac and cheese is a delicious variation of the classic comfort food. Macaroni coated in a thick, melted goat cheese sauce with herbs. Topped with a crispy bread crumb and parmesan cheese layer.
Main Dish Recipes With Goat Cheese
For the star of the show, the main course. Our main course dishes are sure to become a part of your regular meal plan.
From hearty and filling to light and savory, something for every discerning palate.
Grandma and Grandpa weren't true southerners since they were from Pennsylvania but I think they would have gotten a kick out of this recipe. This is now my go to shrimp & grits recipe…I know you'll love it.
This electric skillet frittata really has it all: health, convenience, and a touch of luxury. This colorful vegetarian dish has a light and airy texture as its base, with a slightly toasted crisp on top and on the edges.
This nutritious egg white frittata is going to wake up your taste buds! Made with healthy ingredients such as egg whites, kale, and mushrooms, the goat cheese is the extra flavor that brings it all together.
This Asparagus Frittata recipe is packed with asparagus, tangy goat cheese and tarragon for an elegant spring breakfast or brunch! It’s a healthy, low carb recipe that’s so easy to make and it’s ready in under 30 minutes!
The flavors of the apple and goat cheese paired beautifully with Herb Pork Pinwheels with Apple Butter and Chevre.
Desserts With Goat Cheese
Lastly the piece de la resistance- the dessert! Now wait a minute, cheese and dessert do NOT go together. Au contraire my recipe enthusiast, it does indeed, and these amazing dessert recipes will prove it!
From lavender and honey to pears with nuts, our desserts will leave you begging for more!
Baked Pears with Goat Cheese, Honey & Pecans is a very easy, healthy snack, appetizer or fruit dessert. Pears are sliced thin, baked then topped with tangy goat cheese, honey, pecans and fresh rosemary.
If you love all things avocado, then you must try this absolutely delicious Goat Cheese Avocado Toast! For a little extra crunch on top you can add Everything Bagel seasoning, which I highly recommend.
In need of a dinner recipe that’s both quick to prepare and packed with flavor? This delicious grilled sandwich features melted goat cheese, flavorful sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil leaves—and it only takes 10 minutes to make!
Roasted Tomatoes and Mushroom Toast made with bubbly goat cheese and wild mushrooms (when available) is a simple and easy appetizer with bubbly baked cheese, bursting cherry tomatoes and perfectly roasted mushrooms.
Connecting With Your Food
Lastly, after seeing a small sample of all the wonderful things you can make, I wanted to extend this invitation to connect to your food.