Sourdough Bread With Olives & Goat Cheese

Sourdough Bread With Olives & Goat Cheese
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This appetizer though easy is very gourmet with the use of several interesting ingredients.
20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

1
Half Stick (1/4 cup) Land O Lakes® Butter
2 tablespoons
chopped shallots or onion
1 teaspoon
chopped fresh thyme leaves*
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
4 (1/2-inch) slices
round French bread
3
Roma tomatoes, each cut into 4 slices
1/4 cup
Goat cheese**
2 tablespoons
pitted, chopped kalamata olives
Salt
Coarsely ground pepper
 
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.
**Substitute 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened, plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice.

Directions

  1. Heat broiler.
  2. Melt butter in 8-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in shallots, thyme and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until shallots are tender.
  3. Place bread slices onto broiler pan. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat 2-3 minutes or until toasted. Turn; spoon butter mixture on each bread slice. Top each bread slice with 2 slices tomato. Dollop each with about 1 tablespoon goat cheese; sprinkle with 1 1/2 teaspoons olives. Season with salt and pepper. Continue broiling 1-3 minutes or until cheese softens and edges of bread begin to brown.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
230
Cholesterol
38mg
Carbohydrates
21g
Protein
5g
Fat
14g
Sodium
460mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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