Warm Almond Crusted Manchego Cheese With Hot Garlic Vinaigrette

Recipe by gailanng
READY IN: 25mins




  • Set up three bowls: 1 with flour, seasoned with salt and pepper; 1 with egg and 1 tablespoon of water and seasoned with salt and pepper and 1 with bread crumbs and ground almonds.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Cut cheese into 2 equal pieces. Dredge the cheese first in the flour, then the egg wash and finally in the bread crumbs. Place the cheese in a small cazuela, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake in the oven for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown and the cheese is soft. Immediately drizzle with the Hot Garlic Vinaigrette and sprinkle with slivered almonds and parsley. Serve with warm crusty bread.
  • For the Vinaigrette: Heat oil over low heat in sauté pan. Add garlic and cook until light golden brown. Remove from heat and whisk in the vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.