Recipe: Lemon-Rosemary Goat Cheese

This recipe makes a lovely, easy appetizer that is sure to please. The sauce also doubles as a great salad dressing.


  • Zest of 4-5 lemons
  • 3 Tbsp. freshly chopped rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 round goat cheese, sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine lemon zest, rosemary, and olive oil.
  2. Place sliced goat cheese in a serving dish and spoon marinade over the top.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate.
  4. Marinate for one hour or overnight.

At A Glance

PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
TOTAL: 1 hour, 5 minutes
YIELD: 1 round of seasoned goat cheese