Spanish Tapas - Grilled Goat's Cheese on Bed of Lettuce

"Spanish Tapas - A simple dish of grilled goat cheese and baby greens, dressed in a honey vinegar vinaigrette"
Spanish Tapas - Grilled Goat's Cheese on Bed of Lettuce created by K9 Owned
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  • 11 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 4 cups Baby Spinach (or mixed baby green)
  • Vinaigrette

  • 12 cup virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • salt and pepper


  • Set oven on grill.
  • Vinaigrette: Dissolve the salt, pepper and honey in the vinegar and beat in the virgin olive oil until an emulsion forms.
  • Cut the cheese into 3/4 inch thick slices and grill in oven until golden.
  • Place baby greens on plates, dress with the vinaigrette and add the cheese on top.
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  1. K9 Owned
    Spanish Tapas - Grilled Goat's Cheese on Bed of Lettuce Created by K9 Owned
  2. K9 Owned
    We loved this salad and I am going to be using this dressing for many other salads this summer. I read the reviews where the goat cheese melted so first I chilled the rounds very well and made sure that the broiler was blazing before I grilled them. They still melted down quite a bit but like the others I didn't mind one - the taste more than made up for any lack in presentaion. Thanks for sharing! made for the Bistro Babes - ZWT 8
  3. IngridH
    The taste of this salad was phenomenal! The sherry vinegar and honey is a great combination, with the sour and sweet flavors perfectly balanced. I used baby spinach for my greens, and the match was perfect. I had a bit of trouble with the cheese- it actually started to melt instead of getting golden brown on top. Next time I will make sure the broiler is screaming hot before I put the cheese in, hopefully that will solve the problem. In this case, I just took the half melted cheese and distributed over the salad, and it tasted wonderful. I plan to make this again very soon! Thanks for posting!
  4. Sharon123
    Spanish Tapas - Grilled Goat's Cheese on Bed of Lettuce Created by Sharon123
  5. Sharon123
    This was yummy! My rounds didn't hold together too well, but I didn't care, it was very good! I loved the dressing! I did scale it down just for me. Thanks! Made for PRMR game.

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