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Basil Whipped Goat Cheese
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Basil Whipped Goat Cheese

A creamy basil infused whipped goat cheese to use with veggies, fold into pasta, slather on a piece of bread etc! It's going to be the go to dip/sauce of summer entertaining.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Basil Whipped Goat Cheese, whipped goat cheese, basil goat cheese, whipped goat cheese appetizer, recipes with goat cheese, goat cheese appetizer
Servings: 8 people
Author: Gaby


  • 11 ounces Montchevre Goat Cheese
  • 3 tablespoons whipped cream cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves

Crudités for serving

  • Persian Cucumbers
  • Snap Peas
  • Radishes
  • Carrots


  • Combine the goat cheese, cream cheese, garlic, red pepper flakes, lemon zest and thyme leaves in a food processor. Whip for 60-90 seconds until smooth. Add the basil and pulse until green specks are throughout the mixture. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Serve with the crudités. Whipped goat cheese stores in the fridge for 7-10 days.