Peppered Goat Cheese And Walnut Croutons
|Walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted lightly and cooled|
|Freshly ground black pepper||2 Teaspoon|
|Mild goat cheese||1⁄2 Pound, chilled well and cut into 1/4-inch cubes (Firm Variety)|
In a food processor grind fine the walnuts with the pepper and the salt and transfer the mixture to a shallow bowl.
Working in small batches, roll the cheese cubes in the walnut mixture, coating them completely, and transfer them to a tray.
The "croutons" keep, covered and chilled, for 3 days.
Serve the "croutons" as a topping for tossed green or tomato salad.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1378 Calories from Fat 985
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 114 g174.9%
Saturated Fat 59 g294.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 238.2 mg79.4%
Sodium 2728.1 mg113.7%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%
Dietary Fiber 6 g24%
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 78 g155.8%
Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 4.6%
Calcium 212.4% Iron 47.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet