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Goat Cheese Endive Bites: A Simple and Fresh Party Pleaser

Dec 27 2008 - 8:00am


For New Year's Eve, my friend Jenny is hosting a party with appetizers [1], and she's asked me to bring something. I know that she's already going to have buffalo wings [2], nachos [3], and virtually every chip and dip [4] combination. To be different, I'm going to bring these goat cheese and dill endive boats. My friends won't be able to resist the combination of the crisp, slightly bitter endive [5] with creamy, tangy goat cheese [6]. Compared to the rich, bold flavors of the other appetizers, these crudités will be a breath of fresh air. To make these for your next gathering, .

Goat Cheese and Dill Endive Boats

Goat Cheese and Dill Endive Boats

Ingredients

5 ounces goat cheese, softened
3 tablespoons heavy cream
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon dill, chopped, plus more for garnish
2 to 3 endive heads
Black pepper

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine goat cheese, cream, olive oil, and chopped dill together, blending with a fork.
  2. Season with black pepper to taste.
  3. Using the back of a spoon, spread the inside of each endive leaf with goat cheese mixture. Garnish each boat with a sprig of dill.

Makes 24.

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