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Goat Cheese Pistachio Coated Strawberries

Goat Cheese Pistachio Coated Strawberries

This recipe for Goat Cheese Pistachio Coated Strawberries is perfect for any festive occasion in spring and summer that requires a refreshing appetizer or some easy finger food.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword coated strawberries, goat cheese balls, strawberry goat cheese appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 199 kcal
Author Mahy

Ingredients

  • 1 lb log of plain soft goat cheese
  • pinch of salt and pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 pint strawberries , washed, dried and stems removed
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pistachios
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil leaves chopped

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mash the goat cheese with a fork to soften it up and season it with salt, pepper, thyme and honey. Mix it well and set aside.
  2. Mix the pistachios and fresh basil in a separate wider bowl and set aside.
  3. Take a slightly smaller than golf size ball of the goat cheese mixture and flatten it on the palm of your hand into about 1/8 inch thick circle.
  4. Place one strawberry in the center of the cheese and use both hands to carefully fold the cheese around the strawberry and begin rolling it around. This doesn’t have to be perfect or even, as long as all the strawberry is covered up with a thin layer of goat cheese.
  5. Remove any excess cheese in areas of the strawberry and roll it again if necessary.
  6. Place the strawberry in the pistachio plate and roll it around to coat evenly and place on a plate in a single layer.
  7. Chill the goat cheese pistachio coated strawberries in the fridge for at least one hour and serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Goat Cheese Pistachio Coated Strawberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 227mg6%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 465IU9%
Vitamin C 24.3mg29%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.