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Goat’s cheese balls with chives and pink peppercorns

  • makes 16
  • Easy

These are simple to make but look like you’ve gone to a lot of trouble. Cut the bread into circles with a small pastry cutter or just slice into squares. They're perfect as canapés to serve alongside drinks.

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Cut the goat’s cheese into 16 pieces and then roll into little balls. Roll 8 of them in the chives and the others in the pink peppercorns. Refrigerate the balls until serving then arrange on the toasts to serve.

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Ingredients

  • sourdough bread cut into 16 circles or squares
  • extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp
  • soft goat’s cheese log 200g
  • chives 10g, finely chopped
  • pink peppercorns 3 tbsp, lightly crushed

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6. Drizzle the bread with the olive oil, season and bake for 7 minutes or until lightly toasted. Remove and cool.

  • Step 2

    Cut the goat’s cheese into 16 pieces and then roll into little balls. Roll 8 of them in the chives and the others in the pink peppercorns. Refrigerate the balls until serving then arrange on the toasts to serve.

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