Macadamia Crusted Goat Cheese and Nectarine Salad
Try this goat cheese grilled also, just substitute raw for roasted macadamias.
4 ounces soft goat cheese (Chevre)
⅓ cup roasted macadamias, chopped 2 tablespoons snipped chives
Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon cracked pepper
2 tablespoons macadamia oil
Freshly ground pepper and salt to taste
3 nectarines, cut into fine wedges
2 cups greens of choice, try frisee, mache, watercress
- Shape the goat cheese into 4 rounds. Spread the macadamias, chives, lemon zest and pepper on a plate and press the goat cheese in the mixture. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
- Whisk together the macadamia oil with the lemon juice, season to taste and toss through the nectarine and greens.
- Arrange salad on plates and top with the macadamia-crusted goat cheese.