Herb and Peanut Goat Cheese Log

The combination of goat cheese and sundried tomatoes is a tasty combination that's ideal for entertaining. If you’re having just a few guests, half the recipe using a small log of goat cheese.

  • Serves: Makes 1 log
  • Cooking Time: 70 minutes


Cheese Log

300 g package goat cheese, at room temperature
1 lemon
¼ cup (60 mL) sundried tomatoes, patted dry and finely chopped
½ tsp (2 mL) black pepper
3 tbsp (45 mL) parsley, finely chopped
3 tbsp (45 mL) chives, minced
⅓ cup (75 mL) finely chopped peanuts, preferably toasted


In a medium bowl, mash goat cheese. Finely zest the lemon and add to goat cheese along with sundried tomatoes and pepper. Stir to combine. Form goat cheese into a log measuring about 9 inches (23 cm).

In a small bowl, stir herbs with peanuts. Place peanut mixture on a piece of plastic wrap large enough to roll up goat cheese. Roll and sprinkle goat cheese log with herb and peanut mixture to coat, then seal in the plastic wrap. Refrigerate about 1 hour. Serve with sliced baguette or crackers.