Roasted Garlic Goat Cheese Dip is not only a tasty holiday appetizer, this one is high in protein also. This goat cheese dip is so easy to put together. Spoon onto Belgian endive for a fancy presentation that will surely impress your guests.

Roasted Garlic Goat Cheese Dip

This goat cheese dip is so easy to put together. Spoon onto belgian endive for a fancy presentation that will surely impress your guests.
Course: Appetizers and Snacks
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Dip, Holiday, Party
Condition: Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Low Sodium, Nut Free, vegetarian
Servings: 12 people

Ingredients

  • 8 oz goat cheese
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 6-8 cloves garlic roasted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 6 heads belgian endive leaves separated
  • 1/4 cup chives chopped

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine goat cheese, yogurt, garlic, salt, and pepper. Use a hand mixer to combine until smooth and fluffy.
  • Lay out leaves of belgian endive. Spoon goat cheese mixture onto each leaf. Garnish with chopped chives.

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g

This recipe has a double serving of protein with both goat cheese and greek yogurt.

What are the nutritional benefits of greek yogurt? Protein in greek yogurt is double the protein of regular yogurt and has a creamier consistency than regular yogurt. So using any kind of yogurt in a dip will increase the protein more than sour cream.  This is a good tip to help you increase your protein intake.

How about the nutritional benefits of goat cheese? There are actually nutritional benefits of goat cheese including that it has less calories than many cow’s milk cheeses.  Goat’s cheese is also easier to digest than cow’s milk cheese. Also, goat’s cheese in rich in many nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin B, riboflavin, calcium, iron, phosphorous, magnesium and potassium.

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Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors. 

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