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Pistachio Goat Cheese Balls

Goat cheese formed into balls with seasoning, then rolled in crushed pistachios.



  1. Mash everything except the pistachios into the goat cheese using a fork.
  2. Form teaspoon sized balls with the goat cheese mix by rolling them in between your hands. If the goat cheese is too soft, let it chill in the fridge for 20 minutes until it hardens.
  3. Place crushed pistachios in a small bowl. Roll the goat cheese balls to cover in the nuts.
  4. Serve with some sliced cantaloupe and/or frozen grapes.
  5. Note: for optimum results, drizzle a balsamic and honey reduction on the plate. Easier than it sounds! But you can also just drizzle regular balsamic, honey and pepper if you don't want to make a reduction.
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Easy to make and so good!
15 Jan 10 by member: Monjam
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Nutrition summary:

There are 36 calories in 1 serving of Pistachio Goat Cheese Balls.
Calorie break-down: 56% fat, 25% carbs, 19% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 21
Calories 36
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.3g 4%
  Saturated Fat 1.135g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.285g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.756g  
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Potassium 40mg  
Total Carbohydrate 2.31g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
  Sugars 1.56g  
Protein 1.77g  
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 19% Iron 18%
of RDI*
(36 calories)
2% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (25%)
Fat (56%)
Protein (19%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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