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Peppered Goat Cheese And Walnut Croutons

  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted lightly and cooled
  Freshly ground black pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 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.

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Nutrition Facts

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

Peppered Goat Cheese And Walnut Croutons Recipe