Mixed Greens with Pan-Grilled Goat Cheese

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  • 4 oz. fresh goat cheese log
  • 1/2 cup dry plain bread crumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme
  • 6 cups mixed greens, torn into bite-size pieces
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. red wine vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black
  • pepper to taste


  1. Cut goat cheese log into 3/4-inch-thick slices. On a sheet of wax paper, mix bread crumbs, thyme, salt and pepper. Press both sides of each cheese patty into mixture. Set aside.
  2. In large salad bowl, toss greens with vinaigrette. Divide the salad among 6 serving plates.
  3. In medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add cheese patties and cook just until cheese begins to melt and spread slightly, about 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Using a spatula, transfer one patty to each dressed salad. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 6 Servings
  • Calories: 134
  • Carbohydrate Content: 8 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 6 mg
  • Fat Content: 13 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 174 mg