Marinated Goat Cheese with Roasted Grapes and Walnuts

Marinated Goat Cheese with Roasted Grapes and Walnuts
Total Time
1 Hr, 10 Mins
Serves
8
Serving Size
1 slice goat cheese and 2 tablespoons toppings
Course

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
1 Hr
Total Time
1 Hr, 10 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
261 cal
Total Fat
24 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
5 g
Monosaturated Fat
12 g
Cholesterol
13 mg
Sodium
276 mg
Carbohydrates
8 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Total Sugars
6 g
Added Sugars
0 g
Protein
6 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
Calcium
50 mg
Iron
1 mg
Potassium
108 mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup California walnuts, coarsely chopped

  • 2 cups red grapes

  • 1/2 cup olive oil, divided

  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, divided

  • 1 log (8 ounces) fresh goat cheese, cold

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.

  3. Toast walnuts on baking sheet 8 minutes; transfer walnuts to plate.

  4. On same baking sheet, toss grapes with 2 tablespoons olive oil, thyme and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  5. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until skins are bursting and wrinkled. Remove from oven and cool for at least 10 minutes.

  6. Slice goat cheese into 1/4-inch-thick round; place on serving dish.

  7. Pour remaining olive oil on top; let sit while grapes roast.

  8. Place grapes and thyme sprigs, chopped walnuts and remaining salt over cheese.

  9. Serve with toasted French bread, if you prefer.