Freezer Friendly – Goat Cheese + Salad

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With January in full swing and the endless barrage of meetings, dinners, chores, etc. who has time to plan each and every meal?

Not I…

I have often shared this recipe – it remains a tried and true (and freezer friendly) go-to dinner staple, thanks to my amazing friend Jules – melba-crusted goat cheese + salad.

Do you have 15 min?Β  You will be in luck and swooning over this easy, tasty and quick dinner or lunch idea – here’s how you can channel this easy meal for your frazzled weeknight dinner or lunch:

Melba-Crusted Goat Cheese Salads
(Serves 2)

Ingredients
4 oz. goat cheese – plain or try one pre-made with added herbs/ingredients
Salt + Pepper
1 egg, lightly beated
2 cups of melba snack crackers, crushed
Salad greens + veggies of your choosing (β™₯ simple salad of tomatoes/cucumbers/greens)

Other Variations
Roll goat cheese in Italian seasoning or other seasonings you love (herbs de provence)
Include additional seasoning in the crushed melba snacks or grab a box of flavored melbas

Instructions
Divide goat cheese log into 2 patties and season with salt/pepper, as desired. Dredge each

Pre-Freezer Goat Cheese Patties
Completed patties pre-freezer

patty into the egg and roll in the crushed melba snacks. Place the patties into plastic bags and store in the freezer for at least 5 minutes – they can be left in tightly sealed bags for up to a week.

When ready to serve, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the patties on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil and bake until soft, approximately 12 minutes. Place on a bed of greens and enjoy!

Freezer Ready Patties
Individually packed goat cheese patties – take one out for how ever many you need
Melba-Crusted Goat Cheese + Salad
What’s easier than pre-heating the oven and topping a salad with tasty melba-crusted goat cheese – and these tasty treats are freezer friendly…

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