Sourdough Bread With Olives & Goat Cheese
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Sourdough Bread With Olives & Goat Cheese

This appetizer though easy is very gourmet with the use of several interesting ingredients.

20 min
20 min


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


Coarsely ground pepper


 *Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves. **Substitute 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened, plus 1 teaspoon lemon juice.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat broiler.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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.


14Fat (mg)
38Cholesterol (mg)
460Sodium (mg)
21Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
5Protein (g)


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