Lemon & Honey Goat Cheese Spread

Our mouths are already watering.  This spread makes the perfect snack, appetizer or side for bread or crackers with a meal!  The ingredients are rather simple, but when they all come together it makes for a yummy treat you will not be able to get enough of! This recipe makes enough to feed 8 so feel free to double or triple the measurements if you want to make this for your next party!  You could maybe even try using different cheeses that are similar to goat cheese!

Goat Cheese Spread with Lemon and Honey

YIELD: 8 servings


8 ounces fresh goat cheese
4 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons low-fat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small clove garlic grated
1 teaspoon lemon zest
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, oregano, sage, lavender, or other herb that matches the herb in the honey (optional)


Place the goat cheese in the bowl of a food processor and add 2 tablespoons of the honey, the yogurt, olive oil, garlic, ½ teaspoon of the lemon zest, ⅛ teaspoon of the black pepper, and the salt. Pulse until creamy and well blended. Transfer to a small, shallow serving bowl and smooth the top with a rubber spatula.

Sprinkle the spread with the remaining ½ teaspoon of lemon zest and ⅛ teaspoon of black pepper. Drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons of honey and sprinkle with the fresh herb.

Serve with crackers or crostini as a nibble with drinks or a cup of tea.


Source: https://honey.com/recipe/goat-cheese-spread-with-lemon-and-honey