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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


  1. 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.
  2. Whisk together the macadamia oil with the lemon juice, season to taste and toss through the nectarine and greens.
  3. Arrange salad on plates and top with the macadamia-crusted goat cheese.



Nutritional Information

Based on 4 servings.

Per serving:

Calories 270
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Polyunsaturated Fat .5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 135mg
Carbohydrates 15g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Protein 8g