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Gluten Free Goat Cheese Medallions

Finger or Fork, these gluten free baked goat cheese medallions are easy to make, store well and delicious!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: goat cheese medallions, baked goat cheese rounds, gluten free goat cheese medallions, goat cheese appetizer
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Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper

Ingredients

  • 4-5 oz organic goat cheese “log” organic goat cheese tends to have a milder flavor
  • 1/2 cup Bob’s Red Mill gluten free cornbread mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Tones Rosemary Garlic Seasoning or any of your favorite seasoning
  • Dash Ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan or Celtic sea salt to taste

Instructions

Prepare the Goat Cheese

  • Cut the goat cheese into 8 slices, compress each slice into a “ball” and then flatten.
    Simple Truth Goat Cheese
  • Freeze the slices for 15 minutes to firm

Prepare the breading

  • Whip one egg with 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • Divide the cornbread mix into 2 different plates
    Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Cornbread Mix
  • Add Tones Garlic & Rosemary seasoning (no MSG), and salt and pepper to one of the plates of cornbread mix, leave the other plate plain
    Tones Rosemary Garlic Seasoning

Bread the Goat Cheese Medallions

  • Dip each cold round as follows:
  • Plain cornbread mix
  • Egg mixture
  • Seasoned cornbread mix
  • Place breaded rounds on a plate or cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  • NOTE You can prepare these ahead of time… Chill in freezer for 15 minutes (or longer)

Bake Goat Cheese Medallions

  • Preheat oven to 450 F
    Baked goat cheese medallions on a crisp salad
  • Bake chilled (or frozen) goat cheese rounds in oven for approximately 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • To get a browner crust you can lightly spray tops of rounds with a coconut or olive oil cooking spray.
  • Rounds are ready when top is crispy and cheese is soft.
    Crispy, creamy baked goat cheese medallions

Serve over a bed of baby spinach topped with Aunt Celeste's Cucumber Tomato Salad

  • Can also be panfried in a good quality olive oil, approximately 1 minute per side until brown and crispy.
    Panfried Gluten Free Goat Cheese Medallions

Notes

Can be frozen for 1 month in an airtight freezer container or freezer bag. If frozen, it may take a few minutes longer to bake.
Enjoy with your favorite salad, excellent with Aunt Pauline's Cucumber Tomato Salad.